In 2012, analysis of the selected farms specialising in dairy cows breeding was carried out. The objective was an assessment of technological and functional solutions used in the dairy cattle breeding on the area of Łomżyński province. Assessment of environmental conditions in facilities for cattle, systems of animals maintenance, feeding, removal of excrements and obtaining milk was carried out. Based on the research which was carried out, one should state that within the range of the last ten years, significant changes occurred, which influenced applicable technologies and functional solutions of livestock buildings of farms specialising in milk production. Implementation of modern technologies improved animals welfare, which translated into the increase of their milk efficiency, improvement of the quality of the obtained raw material and also considerably shortened farmer's work time. Based on the research, it was found out that farmers are convinced about the significance and importance of investing in modern technological solutions.