The vast, open plains of the pampas

30 de Agosto, Argentina: The vast, open plains of the Pampas is a glorious place to be – especially for the 540 cows at this tambo or dairy farm. They spend most of their time eating the green grass of these fertile fields. Twice a day the cows are rounded up for the slow walk to the milking yard, where 9,000 litres of milk is produced every day. Since the milk must be processed within a few hours of milking, reliable transport to the dairy plant is key. This is why the transport company RyD Cadierno has two Volvo VM 270 4X2 R trucks with I-Shift. Each truck has a 7,000 litres tank and 15,000 litres trailer tanker, collecting milk from six tambos every day. For driver Fabian Barbero, it’s all part of a good, wholesome day’s work.
Argentinian dairy farm

At this tambo (or dairy farm), 9000 litres of milk is produced every day, and it must be transported to the dairy plant for processing within a few hours of being milked.

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