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Feed Waste could cost £522 per cow, per year

September 23, 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 25-45% of that feed is lost, or under-utilised, during the feed process. According to Bob Kendal, ruminant specialist at Alltech, preliminary results from the company's feed waste reduction and utilisation on-farm pilot study highlighted that feed waste could be costing as much £522 per cow, per year.......