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South West Farmer

Farmers advised to pay attention to detail when opening clamp to minimise feed waste

August 15, 2019

Farmers are being encouraged to pay close attention to detail when opening the clamp to minimise feed waste, maximise cow performance and bolster the bottom line. Feed costs can be as much as 19.7 pence per litre on some dairy enterprises…

British Dairying

Tackling feed waste to boost dairy margins

August 12, 2019

Achieving optimum efficiency and profitability has long been the priority for a Welsh dairy business. With feed accounting for over one third of their total production costs, the potential for feed waste and under-utilisation is the latest…

The Scottish Farmer

KEENAN feeder endorsed by Carbon Trust

August 12, 2019

The Carbon Trust recently validated a Keenan product as the first environmentally sustainable diet feeder in the world.

The Scottish Farmer

Dry cow nutrition key to cow health

July 23, 2019

Taking steps to improve dry cow nutrition can significantly reduce incidences of metabolic disease within the herd, improving overall efficiency and profitability if the results of a trial comparing metabolic disease incidence rates in…

Dairy Global

How to overcome butterfat drops

June 14, 2019

With farmers facing costly milk contract penalties for below target butterfat levels, supplementing grass with a total mixed ration (TMR) to prioritise rumen health could pay dividends. This is according to Dr Helen Warren, Alltech…

South East Farmer

Overcome butterfat drops

June 11, 2019

Buffer feeding a TMR could help overcome butterfat drops during the grazing season. 

Anglia Farmer

Silage and nutrition experts help producers reduce waste

June 11, 2019

Livestock producers are being encouraged to focus on silage clamp consolidation and sealing to preserve better quality forage and reduce feed waste. Read the full article here

Midland Farmer

Silage and nutrition experts help producers reduce waste

June 11, 2019

Livestock producers are being encouraged to focus on silage clamp consolidation and sealing to preserve better quality forage and reduce feed waste. Read the full article here

Farmers Guardian

British farmers encouraged to focus on clamp consolidation and sealing

May 22, 2019

With up to 25 per cent of silage dry matter (DM) losses occurring during storage, farmers are being encouraged to focus on clamp consolidation and sealing to preserve better quality forage and reduce feed waste. Read the full article here

Farmers Weekly

12 must-have phone apps for cattle farmers - InTouch Forage Budgeting

May 07, 2019

With a wealth of data available in the beef sector, it can be hard to know which to focus on and the best way of recording/calculating it. Farmers Weekly selected the InTouch Forage Budgeting App within the cross-section of just 12 that…