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milking parlor

a room in or attached to a barn on a modern dairy farm maintained exclusively for the mechanical milking of cows.
Origin of milking parlor
1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The building where cows are milked is called a milking parlor.
  • Arousing the cows in the open cattle yard and herding them into the milking parlor was a regular routine on this dairy farm.
  • The concrete silo and milking parlor indicate a commitment to dairy production.
  • Plaintiff sold defendant a defective milking parlor.
  • After milking, the cows are led back to the corrals and the milking parlor is washed down.
  • Heat from the engine's exhaust system is used to heat water in the milking parlor, replacing an oil-fired boiler.
  • These dry lot environments consist of large dirt paddocks with a central milking parlor.
  • Dairy farms with modern equipment may still have outdated equipment on site in a storage area or an old milking parlor.
  • At milking time cows move to the milking parlor by themselves.
  • One goat farm browses with the herd and supplementary concentrate is offered at the milking parlor.

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