Energy supplies for milking parlors
AuthorsWilliam C. Fairbank
Richard N. Eide
Gale G. Gurtle
Herbert S. Etchegaray
Authors AffiliationsWilliam 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.
Hilgardia 32(7):10-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v032n07p10. July 1978.
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AbstractA 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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