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Small improvements in feed conversion efficiency can boost margins

October 22, 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.

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

October 21, 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, according to a leading expert.

InTouch

InTouch and UNIFORM-Agri collaborate to drive even greater dairy farm efficiency

August 29, 2019

InTouch, the award-winning feed management platform, and Uniform-Agri, one of the world’s leading herd management software providers, are pleased to announce an exciting new data sharing collaboration, empowering dairy farmers with cutting…

Clamp

Attention to detail when opening clamp key to minimising feed waste

August 14, 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. James Brough, Ireland and UK general manager for KEENAN, explains that feed…

George Bro's

Tackling feed waste and underutilisation next step in boosting margins

July 23, 2019

Achieving optimum efficiency and profitability has long been the priority for Welsh dairy business JWC George & Sons. And, with feed accounting for over one third of their total production costs, the potential for feed waste and…

Cow & Calf

Dry cow nutrition offers significant opportunities for cost savings

July 24, 2019

Taking steps to improve dry cow nutrition can significantly reduce incidences of metabolic disease within the herd, improving overall efficiency and profitability. 

Carbon Trust validate the KEENAN green machine as the first environmentally sustainable diet feeder i…

July 23, 2019

Irish-based machinery brand, KEENAN, has been certified by the Carbon Trust as a more sustainable diet feeder, proven to reduce methane emissions on-farm. As a company, KEENAN has long been synonymous with engineering cutting-edge diet…

Ben Yates, Y-Farm Partnership

Identifying critical control points to slash physical feed waste and under utilisation

July 15, 2019

With feed the single biggest variable cost, Somerset dairy farm manager Ben Yates has partnered with Alltech to understand where feed losses are occurring and the financial opportunity behind these losses. Dairy Farmer reports. 

Mycosorb A+

Mycosorb A+® latest Alltech solution to be certified by the Carbon Trust

June 17, 2019

Against a backdrop of diminishing natural resources, a changing climate and a growing population, sustainability is quickly becoming a non-negotiable for businesses and for agriculture. Every business and individual has their role to play…

Optigen

Optigen® joins line-up of Alltech solutions certified by the Carbon Trust to reduce agriculture’s carb…

May 15, 2019

From precision nutrition that minimises waste to environmental analytical services, Alltech is helping producers lower their carbon footprint while increasing their profitability.