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A robotic milking machine for goats – developed by Causeway based dairy equipment manufacturer Dairymaster – has appeared on a billboard in Times Square.

Goat-Rotary-Time-SquareCrowds moving through New York City have been watching the award-winning Swiftflo Revolver Goat Rotary in action on a colossal video screen.

The innovative design utilises a robotic carriage which allows one operator to milk up to 1,300 goats per hour, with a milking unit attached every 2.5 seconds.


The goat rotary has garnered major international interest – from the Middle East to Russia to the Netherlands – and has been awarded the Eurotier Gold Medal for Innovation.

According to Edmund Harty of Dairymaster, in order to accumulate any appreciable amount of milk, you need to milk a lot of goats: