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Summary: Instructional film on efficient milking procedures.
Description: Emphasises efficiency and profitability of (a) Purpose designed, modern milking sheds (b) Modern machinery properly maintained (c) Planning organisation and consistency. A complete milking operation is described, from washing down the cows to cleaning equipment. Hand and mechanised milking are discussed.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Realist (Production company)
Thomson, Margaret S (Production individual)
Sainsbury, Frank (Production individual)
Anstey, Edgar (Production individual)
Jeakins, A E (Production individual)
Currie, Finlay (Production cast)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Keywords: agriculture, British - animal: dairy (object name)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 2
Footage: 1365 ft; Running time: 15 mins
Notes: Remarks: excellent film. Uses a real farm situation and points out the strong and weak points of that farm's milking unit.