Photo Gallery: BC Dairy Expo Tour (January 2014)

On January 29, 2014, we were pleased to welcome delegates from the Pacific Agriculture Show, which took place in the Fraser Valley from January 30 to February 1, 2014.

Visitors were treated to a number of demonstrations, including:

  • First DariTech installation in Canada which uses a sand cannon system to separate manure from sand for a barn with an alley manure scraper system
  • System also incorporates a DariTech DT360 manure separator with an air bag-controlled roller press to extract as much fiber out of the manure as possible, allowing the resulting liquid to be reused in the sand cannon phase
  • The system generates separated piles of end products which include clean recycled sand used for bedding in the free stalls, as well as fiber which can used for composting and field application
  • System is automated and operated by a PLC which could be monitored and adjusted on a cellular phone
  • Insentec feed systems capture and monitor individual cow and heifer forage intake
  • Visitors were also able to chat with our graduate students and researchers to learn about some of the latest projects happening at the UBC Dairy Centre

Here are some photos of the event:

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