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Golden Calf Hero 12 The Calf HERO12 is the world's first intuitive colostrum management system for large herd dairy farmers. This new Calf HERO12 is not only the largest capacity individually handling up to 12 one-gallon sized colostrum meals but also envelops a better experience with every touch. It is the only colostrum pasteurizer that uses multiple precise temperature sensors for the best results in the industry. Each Calf HERO12 is hand crafted in Wisconsin and has been created, designed, and tested by dedicated and hard working farm families.

Never before could you have a text message sent, not only to one but multiple cell phones, to notify that colostrum is ready. This unique feature of Calf HERO 12 will improve the quality of the colostrum being stored and fed as well as ensure that colostrum protocols are being followed properly. Just in time order reminders come via text to the manager to ensure continuity of supplies without overstocking. Orders can be conveniently placed via the touch screen of the Calf HERO12, this makes the experience not only better but ensures that you have all that you need at the touch of a screen right where you want it!

Golden Calf Hero 12

With a new pasteurizer we took a close look at its efficiency of both water and energy consumption. The Calf HERO12 takes advantage of hot water already available on a dairy and through a feature called Hot Water Assist System (HWAS) reduces the consumption of energy needed to bring colostrum to the desired pasteurizing temperature. Through an improved design of the holding tank and efficiencies in software, we were able to reduced the amount of water and energy needed to pasteurize and cool an individual meal of colostrum.

The Calf HERO12's most noticeable feature is its large 6" touch screen, easy to use with clear images, large letters and the ability to switch between English and Spanish. It creates a user experience that matches today's smart mobile technology.

The dairy industry's around the clock schedule represents a unique challenge for any equipment manufacturer. The Calf HERO12 stands up to any unforeseen service issues with a unique solution within its software. The SmartErrors feature represents a two-fold approach to service handling: 1. inform, 2. solve. Any time a service issue occurs an email/text is sent to the Calf Manager as well as a log of information that assists in troubleshooting. At the same time a message on the screen informs the on-site user of the problem and its possible solutions. The SmartErrors function will either walk the user through a simple repair or replacement, or for non- critical errors simply override them, so that the day-to-day operation of the dairy can continue. "Our goal in creating the SmartErrors feature was to create a system, where we minimize any downtime of the equipment," says Andy Beckel, owner of Golden Calf Company LLC.

Golden Calf Company will be exhibiting in booth 170-171 in the Arena Level of the Coliseum at the World Dairy Expo. Onsite contact: Dagmar 715.944.9608 or

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