Milk monitoring designed by the people who make the vats
Introducing Vat-Man, the ultimate milk monitoring solution designed by experts who know milk vats inside and out. With over 95% of New Zealand's milk vats being made by our team, we understand the unique needs of New Zealand dairy farmers and have tailored Vat-Man to meet those needs.
Vat-Man offers the most accurate volume monitoring in the market, with the added flexibility to customise your monitoring experience to fit your specific needs.
Take control of your milk monitoring with Vat-Man. Define and customise your settings to fit your farm's specific needs. Plus, with Vat-Man, you'll have access to a nationwide team of milk quality and cooling experts, making it the only Fonterra approved MVMS with this level of support. Upgrade your milk monitoring with Vat-Man today.
More optional extras for your farm:
Vat-Man is supplied at no cost to Fonterra Farmers.
Vat-Man will monitor your milk temperature and send you alerts if your milk is too hot or too cold.
INLET MILK TEMPERATURE
Vat-Man can tell you what temperature milk is entering the vat at and will alert you if the temperature exceeds a threshold - that you can set.
AGITATOR STATUS WARNINGS
Vat-Man will alert you in real-time if your agitator is not running while there is milk in the vat.
EUROPEAN RADAR TECHNOLOGY
Vat-Man uses best in breed German Radar volume measurement technology which is more accurate than other MVMS systems.
MILK VOLUME IN REAL TIME
Vat-Man monitors how much milk you have in your vat, so you can check it 24/7.
POWER OUTAGE PROTECTION
Vat-Man has a battery back-up. If the power goes out in your shed, Vat-Man will let you know and continue to keep watch over your milk temperature for up to 48 hours.
CUSTOMISABLE USER INTERFACE
- Choose your setup for the milking pit, the office or off the farm.
- Online customisable dashboard to see your key data in real-time.
- Check on the performance of a particular piece of equipment on the vat or within the milk cooling system.
Set up alerts so you know when there is a problem, react quickly and minimise potential losses. You can also check on the vat system while milking with an in-shed display, highlighting milk volume and temperatures as well as the vat agitator status.
FIND OUT HOW VAT-MAN SAVED A WAIKATO FARMER 30K
Vat-Man saved Waikato farmer Mark Spooner $30k. This happened within the few months of his signing up for the service.
"As the farm owner, Vat-Man gives me peace of mind..."
|FEATURES||VAT-MAN LITE||VAT-MAN PRO||VAT-MAN AUTO|
|Plate cooler - inlet milk temperature||√||√||√|
|Plate cooler - inlet water temperature||√||√|
|Auto refrigeration control||√|
|Auto agitation control||√|
|Text message alerts/month||60||120||120|
|Users per farm||3||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Fonterra subsidy||Fully subsided||Partial||Partial|