University of California

Energy supplies for milking parlors


William C. Fairbank
Richard N. Eide
Gale G. Gurtle
Herbert S. Etchegaray

Authors Affiliations

William C. Fairbank is Extension Agricultural Engineer, University of California, Riverside; Richard N. Eide is Farm Advisor, Fresno County; Gale G. Gurtle is Farm Advisor, Tulare County; Herbert S. Etcheamy is Farm Advisor, Kings County.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 32(7):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n07p10. July 1978.

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A survey of southern San Joaquin Valley dairies, many of which operate 16 to 20 hours a day, shows that few have an adequate standby power system t o carry them through a power outage or fuel interruption of more than a few hours.
Fairbank W, Eide R, Gurtle G, Etchegaray H. 1978. Energy supplies for milking parlors. Hilgardia 32(7):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n07p10
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