Onfarm Solutions Global

We have been partnering with dairy farmers for over 12 years helping them with labour efficiencies and helping them reduce the risk of mastitis.

Since 2008, we have made it our mission to provide practical solutions for dairy farmers to help win the war

against Mastitis. 

The “Teatwand Automatic Teat Spraying System” was born from necessity, a partnership between one of New Zealand’s leading mastitis consultants and Gary Arnott, an Automation Engineer (and now the company CEO). Onfarm Solutions was formed to address the problems associated with poor teat spray coverage associated with existing automated teat spraying systems on the market at the time.

 

Using Dr Joes expertise in the mastitis field the idea of the Teatwand design was to mimic the “action of a person’s hand”. The system had to be robust, reliable and most of all deliver teat spray to all four teats consistently no matter how many cows were milked on the platform per day. We carefully observed what the best application practices were. As a result of these learnings, we developed the first successful automated teat sprayer.

The Teatwand system was designed to be ingeniously simple, smart and accurate.

Five prototype Teatwand systems were installed in Canterbury, New Zealand in 2008 with great success, so much that while three have been upgraded to the Teatwand Exact, two of these prototypes remain in operation today.

 

The Teatwand 400 was introduced in 2010, a more refined product than the original systems, which is still sold into markets today where smaller herds are prevalent.

 

The first Teatwand exported was to the state of Victoria, Australia in 2011 and the first export to the Northern Hemisphere to England in 2012.

 

After travelling to the US in 2013 to visit larger commercial style dairies, Onfarm Solutions saw the need for a larger more robust system that could deliver teat spray in a smarter manner. From this the Teatwand Exact was developed and made commercially available in late 2013.

Dairymen who have our systems consider them a vital part of their management practices in the

control of Mastitis.

The first Teatwand Exact system was installed in the US in 2015 after Walter van Loon from St Louis, Michigan travelled to New Zealand to inspect the Teatwand Exact in action. As a result, he has now installed four Teatwand Exact systems. Since then, well over 200 Teatwands have been installed in North America.

The Teatwand systems successfully achieve consistent teat spray coverage of all four teats

automatically with no human intervention.

​This revolutionary and innovative idea resulted in rapid growth with dairy farmers in New Zealand and North America, as the Teatwand was well suited to solving the growing challenges of labour costs, teat spray application and regulation. 

 

Following a request from Riverview Dairy in 2018, a large-scale dairy operation in Minnesota, who milk cows on 106 stall rotary parlours and were struggling to find an automatic teat spray system that could deliver effective teat spray coverage at speeds of 3.5-4 seconds per stall, Onfarm Solutions developed the Teatwand Rapid system.

From our very first installs in 2008, we have been partnering with dairy farmers in New Zealand, Australia, United States, Canada, Argentina, Holland, Spain, Hungary, Denmark, Italy, South Africa, China, Thailand, Israel, Russia, Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. Over 1000 Teatwand systems have been installed worldwide.

Precise, accurate and measured – because every spray counts.

Onfarm Solutions Timeline

1st Export to Australia
Teatwand Prototypes Installed
1st Export to UK
New Teatwand System to be launched
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at New Teatwand System to be launched 2021
Onfarm solutions logo pointing at Teatwand Rapid Launched in the USA 2018
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at 1st Teatwand Exact Export to USA 2015
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at 1st Export to UK 2013
Onfarm solutions logo pointing at Teatwand Exact Launched 2012
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at 1st Export to Australia 2011
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Teatwand 400 Launched 2010
Onfarm solutions logo pointing to Teatwand Prototypes Installed year 2008

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1st Teatwand Exact Export to USA
Teatwand 400 Launched
Teatwand Exact Launched
Teatwand Rapid Launched in the USA

Worldwide Installations

Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at United States where over 100 Teatwand automatc cow teat spraying systems are installed
Onfarm solutions logo pointing at Wyoming United States where a Teatwand automatic cow teat spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at New Mexico United states where a Teatwand automatic cow udder spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Colorado United States where a Teatwand automatic cow teat spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Ohio United States where a Teatwand automated cow teat spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Minnesota United States where a Teatwand automated cow teat spraying system is installed
A World map with Onfarm Solutions logos pointing at locations where close to 1000 Teatwand automatic cow teat spraying systems are installed
Onfarm solutions logo pointing at China whare a Teatwand automated teat spray in installed
Onfarm solutions logo pointing at South Africa where a Teatwand system is installed
Onfarm solutions logo pointing at Victoria Australia where 30 Teatwand Exacts are installed 2020
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at the North Island of New Zealand where 200 Teatwand systems are instaled 2020
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at South Island New Zeald where 300 Teatwand systems are installed 2020
Onfarm logo pointing at Tasmania where 20 Teatwand Exacts are installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at South Australia where 10 Teatwand Exacts are installed 2020
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at western Australia banbury 2020 were Teatwand Exact is instaled
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Vietnam whare a Teatwand Exact automanted teat spray is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Thailand where a Teatwand automated teat spray is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Russia where a Teatwand Exact is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Israel where a Teatwand system is installed
Onfarm solutions logo automatic cow udder spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at United Kingdom where a Teatwand Exact automatic cow udder spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at the Netherlands where a Teatwand automatic cow udder spraying is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Germany where a Teatwand automatic cow teat spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Italy where Teatwand Exact is Instaled 2017
Onfarm solutions logo pointing at South America where a Teatwand system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at California United States where a Teatwand automatic cow teat spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Manitoba Canada where a Teatwand automatic cow teat spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at South Dakota United States where a Teatwand automatic cow teat spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Texas United States where a Teatwand automatic cow udder spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Quebec Canada where a Teatwand automated cow teat spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Wisconsin United States where a Teatwand automated cow teat spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at New south wales Australia where 5 Teatwand Exacts are installed 2020
Onfarm Solutions logo pointing at Alberta Canada where a Teatwand automatic cow udder spraying system is installed
Onfarm Solutions Logo pointing at Washington State United States where a Teatwand automatic cow udder spraying system is installed

Canada: Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba.

​USA: California, South Dakota, Texas, Washington state, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio, Colorado.

​Australia: Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia.

​South Africa, China, Thailand, New Zealand, Ireland, Argentina, Russia, Israel, England, Wales, Scotland, Denmark, Hungary, Holland, Spain, Italy