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Pioneering service to help farmers cut waste and drive profit margins

November 13, 2019

Dairy farmers across the UK can now benefit from Alltech Navigate, a pioneering advice service that aims to increase profit margins by a minimum of 1.2 pence per litre through reducing feed waste and optimising input utilisation.…

Farmers Guardian

Calculate FCE to check profitability

November 11, 2019

Farmers are being encouraged to keep a close eye on feed conversion efficiency (FCE) this winter, with just a 0.1 change in FCE affecting milk yields by as much as two litres per cow per day. According to Louise Clarke, ruminant manager…

CowManagement

Improve FCE and boost margins

November 11, 2019

Producers are being urged to keep a close eye on feed conversion this winter, with just a 0.1 change affecting milk yields by as much as two litres per cow per day. Alltech's Louise Clarke says that many herds are not achieving the…

Farmers Weekly

How to calculate your FCE to maximise feed use and profits

November 06, 2019

Farmers should monitor feed conversion efficiency (FCE) this winter to maximise feed input and profitability.

FarmBusiness

Focus on livestock housing at the Dairy Show

October 18, 2019

Housing is a key aspect of most livestock farms and both its design and internal features can be the making or breaking of welfare and productivity. This year's Dairy Show (2 October) will feature a huge range of the latest research and …

Farmers Weekly

Eight ways to lift dairy feed efficiency

October 18, 2019

A list of eight ways to improve feed efficiency on dairy units has been released following a series of on-farm trials. Alltech consultants piloted a free-of-charge farm efficiency consultancy programme on 50 commercial dairy farms.…

AgriLand

Pioneering service to help farmers cut feed waste launched at UK Dairy Day

October 18, 2019

Dairy farmers across the UK can now benefit from Alltech Navigate, a new and pioneering advice service aiming to increase profit by more than 1.2p/L through reducing feed waste and optimising input utilisation. Presenting at UK Dairy Day…

The Scottish Farmer

Feed waste could cost £522 per cow, per year

October 11, 2019

Feed costs for a typical 1.5 million litre dairy herd are colossal at around £230,000 per year, with research suggesting that as much as 25­45% of that feed is lost, or under­utilised, during the feed process. According to Bob Kendal, …

Farming UK

New service to help farmers cut feed waste and drive profits

October 11, 2019

A new advice service has been launched which aims to help dairy farmers cut feed waste while increasing profit margins by a minimum of 1.2p per litre.  Navigate, a free-to-access service launched by feed specialists Alltech, aims to…

Three Counties Farmer

Dairy Day's great success

October 11, 2019

Dairy farmers across the region can benefit from a pioneering advice service that aims to increase profit margins by a minimum of 1.2 pence per litre through reducing feed waste and optimising input utilisation. Presenting at UK Dairy Day…