• Short Summary

    An automatic milking machine is demonstrated at a dairy in New Jersey.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New Jersey. 'The Rotolactor' - hygiene's latest - automatically washing and milking 50 cows at one time in 12 1/2 minutes - inaugurated by Mr. Thomas Edison."

    New Jersey, United States of America (USA).

    A herd of dairy cows move along on a conveyor belt. They are washed down with water sprays - the sprays concentrate on their udders.

    Automatic milking devices are fitted to the udders by dairymen. Shots of milk filling bottles. The cattle move round on the circular conveyor as they are milked.

    The suction cups are removed and the cows walk away.

    N.B. No clear shots of American inventor Thomas Edison.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    737.32
    Media URN:
    6747
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:43:00 / 01:47:51:00
    Canister:
    30/53

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