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How a 130 acre Waterford farm gained a 10% increase in milk yields

Ger Murphy with his KEENAN Approved MechFiber300

Compared to his old machine, Ger noticed that the mix quality improved when using the Approved-used MechFiber machine. The benefits of this included:

  • Improved straw incorporation in all mixes;
  • Minimised sorting by cows due to complete and consistent mixing, meaning every cow gets their allocation of straw, aiding digestion and benefitting health;
  • Improved manure consistency; no loose dung, even with fresh milkers;
  • Increased hoof health;
  • A 10% increase in milk yield compared to 2019.

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