Surge Family Cow Bucket Milker - Complete 1 cow system with clear liners

$2,495.00 $1,995.00
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Due to a shortage of components, there is a longer lead time for this item than our other cow milkers.


Consider our 4501 if you have hot water in the barn.


Family Cow Milker featuring a Surge Bucket - Complete Includes everything you need except the cow! Grade A model


Features clear inflation liners so you can see the milk flowing

Built from New, Used & Rebuilt Items 

Milk one cow at a time with this complete milking machine. 

Includes everything needed to milk, and wash your milking machine 
Plus supplies for prepping the cow's udder for milking 

The Surge Milker is popular because you can take everything apart and wash it with a brush. Take it to the house to clean if need to. No vacuum required for cleaning. 

The Surge Bucket Milker. 

Condition. Rebuilt with NEW Interpuls pulsator.


  • Surge Bucket Milker Complete & reconditioned. Grade A seamless model.
  • New Interpuls pulsator. 
  • New Clear Silicone inflation liners.
  • New air tubes.
  • New lid gasket.
  • New Clear Vacuum hose.
  • New or good used Surcingle strap to hang the bucket on.
  • New or good used Surcingle
  • Used stainless steel bucket hanger when available

One of the biggest advantages was the ability to easily clean and sanitize the Surge. No long milk tubing to try and keep sanitary. "Only 4 pieces of rubber to wash" "Only 4 inches from the teat to the pail" 

"Occasionally the teat cups come off the teats; the engine stops, or the cow jumps or for some reason they come off. On an ordinary machine they land on the floor and time must be taken to wash them before milking can proceed. On the Surge, they simply swing down against the pail, away from the floor, out of the dirt. On the usual type of machine if the cups fall to the floor with the pump running they suck up filth and spoil the milk in the pail - this may happen once a day or once a month. On the Surge it never happens at all because the Surge cup automatically shuts off the instant it drops from the teat." - from 1924 sales book on the Surge Milker. Just as valid for family cows today as it was then. If you milk in an environment that is sometimes dirty, the Surge Milker is an excellent choice for your family cow. If you have less than ideal conditions for washing your milking machine, then the Surge is a great solution for producing your farm fresh milk. 

The Surge Bucket Milker was the number 1 selling milking machine in North America in the past century until pipeline milking took over the market for commercial dairy farms. For more details and history of the Surge Bucket Milker, go to 

Includes opaque standard bore silicone inflation (398).

Silicone last 3 times as long and allow you to see the milk flow. Silicone recommended if you have never milked before. 


Features a long life vacuum pump mounted with a steel tank. 1/2 hp motor runs on 110 volt household current. Minor assembly required.  Vacuum system includes vacuum regulator, gauge, stallcock to attach vacuum hose, tank drain.   1/2 hp motor uses less amps than our 1 hp HD pump.   Belt drive system.  Replacement belts available at any hardware store or auto parts store. 

New to milking machines? 

Included is a 6 month supply of cleaning detergent, 2 dairy brushes and cleaning instructions so you can keep your milker clean and sanitary. You probably wanted a family cow so you can have fresh clean safe milk. Proper cleaning and maintenance of a milking machine is vital to ensure safe bacteria free milk. 

Cleaning detergent is Pfanzite powder detergent 

Also included is an udder health kit. This includes tools for checking your milk and sanitizing the udder before and after milking. 

  • Strip cup for checking the milk for mastitis 
  • Gallon of teat dip.
  • Teat Dip applicator cup
  • The Family Cow book


Buyer pays freight - Call or email us for freight quote.  Ships on a pallet LTL.  Forklift or loading dock or tractor & loader required at delivery location

Buyer may pickup at our warehouse in Maysville Missouri with appointment

Note,  This Bucket Milker is not returnable to insure prevention of cross contamination from one farm to another.

January 2023

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  • 4
    Complete surge milker

    Posted by Lynn on May 21st 2023

    I can't believe I resisted so long. Easy and fast.