New techniques in dairy housing and milking systems make possible larger herds with limited labor. How desirable these methods are for an individual operator depends mainly on his "bundle of resources." Here are some guides in deciding which is best for you.
Barker, Randolph; Heady, Earl O.; and Arnold, Floyd
"What Milking System for Your Herd?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 14
, Article 4.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol14/iss2/4