Milking Robots Market: By Component (Hardware, Software, Services), By System Type (Single-Stall Unit, Multi-Stall Unit, Automated Milking Rotary), By Herd Size (Below 100, Between 100 and 1,000, Above 1,000) and Geography  

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Milking Robots Market size was valued at USD 3,981.2 million in 2023 and is poised to reach grow at a CAGR of 11.1% from 2024 to 2030. The milking robot market is experiencing a surge in popularity, transforming dairy farming practices globally. These automated systems offer numerous advantages, including improved efficiency, labour savings, and better cow welfare. A rising global population, coupled with increasing disposable incomes, is fueling a surge in demand for dairy products like milk, cheese, and yogurt. To meet this escalating demand, dairy farms need to optimize milk production, making milking robots a highly attractive solution. In addition, the agricultural sector faces a growing challenge in securing qualified labour. Younger generations are often less inclined towards physically demanding farm work, leading to labour shortages. Milking robots offer a compelling solution by automating the milking process, reducing reliance on manual labour.

Moreover, recognizing the potential of automation in agriculture, governments in several countries are implementing policies that incentivize the adoption of advanced technologies like milking robots. These initiatives include financial subsidies, tax breaks, and grants, making milking robots more accessible to dairy farmers. Also, consumer awareness regarding animal welfare is on the rise. Milking robots offer a gentler milking experience for cows, with features like automatic teat attachment and detachment, minimizing stress and discomfort for the animals. This focus on ethical treatment resonates with both dairy farmers and consumers, driving demand for milking robots. Furthermore, milking robots operate 24/7, enabling cows to be milked more frequently throughout the day. This translates to increased milk production per cow and overall herd productivity. Additionally, automation frees up valuable time for farmers to focus on other aspects of herd management, such as animal health and nutrition. However, milking robots represent a significant financial investment for dairy farmers. The upfront costs associated with purchasing, installation, and maintenance of these systems can be substantial, posing a barrier for smaller farms or those operating with limited budgets.

Milking Robots Market Key Developments:
  • In October 2023, Lely the robot manufacturer made a partnership with Konrad Pumpe GmbH, the innovative specialist in plant engineering. Lely incorporated Konrad Pumpe GmbH’s dosing system into their feed range, available through Lely centers. This expanded Konrad Pumpe GmbH’s reach and empowered Lely centers to offer farmers enhanced proficiencies with the Lely vector feeding system.
  • In June 2023, Fullwood JOZ prolonged its elite collaboration with Mueller, broadening its range to include cooling solutions for milking robot’s and traditional milking systems.

Milking Robots Market Summary

Study Period

2024-2030

Base Year

2023

CAGR

11.1%

Largest Market

Europe

Fastest Growing Market

North America
Milking Robots Market Dynamics

Modern milking robots are equipped with sophisticated sensors that collect valuable data on milk yield, milking times, and individual cow health parameters. This data empowers farmers to make informed decisions regarding herd management, breeding programs, and potential health issues which drives the market. In addition, the milking robot market is witnessing continuous advancements in technology. More sophisticated robotic arms with enhanced dexterity and precision ensure a gentler milking experience for cows. Also, milking robots are increasingly designed to integrate seamlessly with other smart farming technologies, enabling real-time data collection and analysis for comprehensive herd management. In addition, the emergence of milking robots designed for smaller farms makes this technology more accessible to a wider range of dairy producers.

Milking Robots Market Segmentation

By Component
  • Hardware,
  • Software,
  • Services
By System Type
  • Single-Stall Unit,
  • Multi-Stall Unit,
  • Automated Milking Rotary
By Herd Size
  • Below 100,
  • Between 100 and 1,000,
  • Above 1,000

Frequently Asked Questions

The North America is the fastest growing region in the Milking Robots Market

The North American region is anticipated to dominate the Milking Robots market.

The leading players in the Milking Robots Market are SCR (Israel), Lely (Netherlands), Afimilk Ltd. (Israel), DeLaval Inc. (Sweden), Fullwood Packo (UK), DAIRYMASTER (UK), milkrite | InterPuls (UK), BouMatic (United States), S.A. Christensen & Co. (Denmark), Hokofarm Group B.V. (Netherlands), and GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (Germany)

Historic years considered for the market study are 2019 to 2022, 2023 is considered as the base year for market estimation and the forecast presented from 2024 to 2030.

Key Features of the Reports

  • The report provides granular level information about the market size, regional market share, historic market (2019-2023), and forecast (2024-2030)
  • The report covers in-detail insights about the competitor’s overview, company share analysis, key market developments, and key strategies.
  • The report outlines drivers, restraints, unmet needs, and trends that are currently affecting the market.
  • The report tracks recent innovations, key developments, and start-up details that are actively working in the market.
  • The report provides a plethora of information about market entry strategies, regulatory framework, and reimbursement scenarios.
1. Executive Summary
2. Global Milking Robots Market Introduction
2.1. Global Milking Robots Market Taxonomy
2.2. Global Milking Robots Market Definitions
2.2.1. Component
2.2.2. System Type
2.2.3. Herd Size
2.2.4. Region
3. Global Milking Robots Market Dynamics
3.1. Drivers
3.2. Restraints
3.3. Opportunities/Unmet Needs of the Market
3.4. Current Trends
3.5. Global Milking Robots Market Dynamic Factors - Impact Analysis
3.6. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Collaborations
4. Global Milking Robots Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030
4.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
4.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%)
4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
5. Global Milking Robots Market, By Component, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.1. Hardware
5.1.1. Automation and Control Devices
5.1.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.1.1.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
5.1.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
5.1.2. Sensing and Monitoring Devices
5.1.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.1.2.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
5.1.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
5.2. Software
5.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.2.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
5.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
5.3. Services
5.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
5.3.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
5.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6. Global Milking Robots Market, By System Type, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.1. Single-Stall Unit
6.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.1.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6.2. Multi-Stall Unit
6.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.2.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
6.3. Automated Milking Rotary
6.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
6.3.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
6.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
7. Market Opportunity Analysis Global Milking Robots Market, By Herd Size, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
7.1. Below 100
7.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
7.1.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
7.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
7.2. Between 100 and 1,000
7.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
7.2.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
7.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
7.3. Above 1,000
7.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
7.3.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
7.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8. Global Milking Robots Market Forecast, By Region, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.1. North America
8.1.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.1.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
8.1.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8.2. Europe
8.2.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.2.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
8.2.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8.3. Asia Pacific
8.3.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.3.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
8.3.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8.4. Latin America
8.4.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.4.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
8.4.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8.5. Middle East and Africa
8.5.1. Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
8.5.2. Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) Growth Analysis (%) and Market Share Analysis (%)
8.5.3. Market Opportunity Analysis
8.6. Global Milking Robots Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, System Type, Herd Size, and Region, 2024 - 2030
9. North America Milking Robots Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
9.1. Component Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
9.1.1. Hardware
9.1.1.1. Automation and Control Devices
9.1.1.2. Sensing and Monitoring Devices
9.1.2. Software
9.1.3. Services
9.2. System Type Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
9.2.1. Single-Stall Unit
9.2.2. Multi-Stall Unit
9.2.3. Automated Milking Rotary
9.3. Herd Size Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
9.3.1. Below 100
9.3.2. Between 100 and 1,000
9.3.3. Above 1,000
9.4. Country Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
9.4.1. United States
9.4.2. Canada
9.5. North America Milking Robots Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, System Type, Herd Size, 2016-2027
9.6. North America Milking Robots Market Dynamics Trends
10. Europe Milking Robots Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
10.1. Component Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
10.1.1. Hardware
10.1.1.1. Automation and Control Devices
10.1.1.2. Sensing and Monitoring Devices
10.1.2. Software
10.1.3. Services
10.2. System Type Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
10.2.1. Single-Stall Unit
10.2.2. Multi-Stall Unit
10.2.3. Automated Milking Rotary
10.3. Herd Size Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
10.3.1. Below 100
10.3.2. Between 100 and 1,000
10.3.3. Above 1,000
10.4. Country Level Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
10.4.1. UK
10.4.2. Germany
10.4.3. France
10.4.4. Italy
10.4.5. Spain
10.4.6. Rest of Europe
10.5. Europe Milking Robots Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, System Type, Herd Size, 2016-2027
10.6. Europe Milking Robots Market Dynamics Trends
11. Asia Pacific Milking Robots Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
11.1. Component Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
11.1.1. Hardware
11.1.1.1. Automation and Control Devices
11.1.1.2. Sensing and Monitoring Devices
11.1.2. Software
11.1.3. Services
11.2. System Type Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
11.2.1. Single-Stall Unit
11.2.2. Multi-Stall Unit
11.2.3. Automated Milking Rotary
11.3. Herd Size Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
11.3.1. Below 100
11.3.2. Between 100 and 1,000
11.3.3. Above 1,000
11.4. Country Level Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
11.4.1. China
11.4.2. India
11.4.3. ANZ
11.4.4. Japan
11.4.5. Rest of APAC
11.5. Asia Pacific Milking Robots Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, System Type, Herd Size, 2016-2027
11.6. Asia Pacific Milking Robots Market Dynamics Trends
12. Latin America Milking Robots Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
12.1. Component Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
12.1.1. Hardware
12.1.1.1. Automation and Control Devices
12.1.1.2. Sensing and Monitoring Devices
12.1.2. Software
12.1.3. Services
12.2. System Type Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
12.2.1. Single-Stall Unit
12.2.2. Multi-Stall Unit
12.2.3. Automated Milking Rotary
12.3. Herd Size Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
12.3.1. Below 100
12.3.2. Between 100 and 1,000
12.3.3. Above 1,000
12.4. Country Level Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
12.4.1. Brazil
12.4.2. Mexico
12.4.3. Argentina
12.4.4. Rest of LATIN AMERICA
12.5. Latin America Milking Robots Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, System Type, Herd Size, 2016-2027
12.6. Latin America Milking Robots Market Dynamics Trends
13. Middle East and Africa Milking Robots Market Analysis, 2019 - 2030 and Forecast, 2024 - 2030 (Revenue, USD Mn)
13.1. Component Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
13.1.1. Hardware
13.1.1.1. Automation and Control Devices
13.1.1.2. Sensing and Monitoring Devices
13.1.2. Software
13.1.3. Services
13.2. System Type Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
13.2.1. Single-Stall Unit
13.2.2. Multi-Stall Unit
13.2.3. Automated Milking Rotary
13.3. Herd Size Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
13.3.1. Below 100
13.3.2. Between 100 and 1,000
13.3.3. Above 1,000
13.4. Country Analysis 2019 - 2030 and Forecast 2024 - 2030 by Revenue (USD Mn), Y-o-Y Growth (%), and Market Share (%)
13.4.1. GCC Countries
13.4.2. South Africa
13.4.3. Rest of LA
13.5. Middle East and Africa Milking Robots Market - Opportunity Analysis Index, By Component, System Type, Herd Size, 2016-2027
13.6. Middle East and Africa Milking Robots Market Dynamics Trends
14. Competition Landscape
14.1. Strategic Dashboard of Top Market Players
14.2. Company Profiles (Introduction, Financial Analysis, Product Offerings, Key Developments, Strategies, and SWOT Analysis)
14.1.1. GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft (Germany)
14.1.2. DeLaval Inc. (Sweden)
14.1.3. SCR (Israel)
14.1.4. Lely (Netherlands)
14.1.5. DAIRYMASTER (UK)
14.1.6. milkrite | InterPuls (UK)
14.1.7. Fullwood Packo (UK)
14.1.8. S.A. Christensen & Co. (Denmark)
14.1.9. BouMatic (United States)
14.1.10. Afimilk Ltd. (Israel)
14.1.11. Hokofarm Group B.V. (Netherlands)
14.1.12. BouMatic (United States)
15. Research Methodology
16. Key Assumptions and Acronyms
  • SCR
  • Lely
  • Afimilk Ltd.
  • DeLaval Inc.
  • Fullwood Packo
  • DAIRYMASTER
  • milkrite | InterPuls
  • BouMatic
  • A. Christensen & Co.
  • Hokofarm Group B.V.
  • GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft

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