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Automatic milking installations - Requirements and testing

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

ASAE  ANSI/ASABE AD20966:2007   March  2016

Keywords: Automatic milking, Dairy, Milking, Milking machine, Robotic milking

0 Foreword

0.1 ANSI/ASABE AD20966:2007 MAR2016, Automatic milking installations - Requirements and testing, is an adoption with deviations of the identically titled ISO Standard ISO 20966:2007, Automatic milking installations - Requirements and testing. Deviations noted in the following Foreword sections pertain to those provisions where harmonization could not be achieved between ASABE and the International Standard.

0.2 ANSI/ASABE AD 20966:2007 MAR2016 specifies requirements for the construction of automatic milking installations (AMI), including specific safety and hygiene aspects and minimum performance requirements and testing, in addition to those described in ISO 5707 and ISO 6690. ISO 5707 has been adopted with deviations by ASABE as ANSI/ASABE AD5707:2007 and ISO 6690 has been adopted with deviations by ASABE as ANSI/ASABE AD6690:2007.

It does not contain requirements for the design of the building in which the milking installation is installed.

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