Category: Industries We Serve

How to Increase Dairy Production: 3 Surprising Tips

Dairy farmer stands in front of his cows and uses a tablet to record milk production data

A cow that is milking can eat about 100 pounds of feed each day. That adds up. So, if you run a dairy farm, you obviously want to get as much milk as possible out of your feed costs. In this post, we’ll share three tips for helping your dairy cows meet or exceed the production average of six-to-seven gallons of milk per day.

1. Cows that Rest Longer Produce More Milk

Believe it or not, even a small increase in the amount of time your cows spend lying down can have a big impact on dairy production. Why? Well, it all comes down to blood flow to the cow’s udder. Simply put, when a cow lies down, blood flow is 25-30% faster, according to some estimates. Even just one extra hour of down time per day can make a real difference in your milk tank.

2. Dairy Cows Love a Predictable Routine

Humans are creatures of habit.… Read more

Our Point of View on Customer Service

Great customer service is what Zwirner Equipment strives for each and every day. Now we know that no company is perfect, but we certainly try very hard to be.

“Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin

We aim to treat every customer with the utmost importance and respect, no matter how much you spend or who you are. If you have a breakdown, we will get you back up in running in no time. Never done business with us? Not a problem, we will still take care of you! With our quick turnaround time and timely communication practices, working with ZEC is a satisfaction guaranteed choice.

How Is Our Turnaround Time Quicker?

Breakdowns, huge orders, and hard-to-find parts – we have heard (and helped) it all. Anything that can potentially slow down, or stop production is not good for a company. That is why we have made it our priority to minimize the time and costs associated with these issues.… Read more

Did You Know – Processing Vats and Tanks Are For More Than Just Dairy

When most people think of processing vats and tanks they typically think of beer, and cheese and other dairy products. But did you know that there are numerous industries that use these same vats and stainless steel tanks in the processing and manufacturing of their products. The graphic below shows some of the everyday items common to most households. How many have you used today?

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