EuroTier has announced its Innovations awards, including three gold and 18 silver medalists. The German Agricultural Society setup an international commission of experts to assess the innovations submitted by EuroTier exhibitors.

Gold Medals:  

SonoCheck  

Big Dutchman Pig Equipment, of Vechta, Germany, won for its SonoCheck -- an automated system for pregnancy examinations in sow group management in conjunction with Big-Dutchman demand feeding.

Automatic Milking Rotary System AMR  

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DeLaval International, Tumba, Sweden, won for its DeLaval AMR -- an automatic milking rotary that automates udder preparation, attachment of the milking cups and teat spraying on a rotary platform.

Galactor – the milking taxi  

Siliconform Vertriebs, Türkheim, Germany, won for its Melktaxi (milking taxi) -- a milking guidance system in an auto-tandem milking parlour connected with rail-bound transport of the milker and automated milking parlour cleaning after milking.

Read more about all of the 2010 EuroTier Innovations award recipients.