Kurt Hoekstra was one of the guest speakers of the 2015 Large Dairy Herd Symposium in Saint-Malo, France. In this presentation, he describes the characteristics of his dairy farm and shows us the challenges and gains of an American-style development.
Dairy farm located in Oakdale, a town in Stanislaus county (4th dairy county in the US)
Number of dairy cows = 2,800
Crossbreeding since 1999 = Holstein + Montbeliarde + VikingRed
BouMatic milking parlour