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Focus on marginal gains drives sustainable profitability for Norbreck farm, Lancashire

Herd report - Norbreck Farm

Reducing feed waste, optimising input utilisation, and improving cow performance are three areas where the team managing Norbreck Farm, at Cockerham in Lancashire, are focusing their attention.

Data drives everything at the unit, and the dairy business recently fitted the InTouch feed management technology to its KEENAN diet feeder.

“We now have a mechanism to ensure greater accuracy when loading and mixing the ration and at feed-out, as well as the all-important machine service back-up,” explains Philip. “Our next step was to look at the opportunities within the wider feeding system, and it was our feeding specialist, Stephen Ball, who suggested we look into Alltech Navigate.”

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