Dairy

  • Maxammon approach delivers maximum butterfat in Balfron

    16 May 2019

    The Nicolson family milk 1,200 cows across three sites to the north of Glasgow. The business was started by father Sandy, who is still an integral part of the operation with his wife Carol. Today they farm in partnership with sons Alastair and his wife Rona and Douglas and his wife Gemma. The business started off at the Meikle Camoquhill site in Balfron Station and over the past ten years has a...

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  • DAIRY- Maxammon Wholecrop Ireland

    12 Jul 2018

    Reducing bought in protein by maximising cereals Micky Callan, dairy farmer, County Louth   Micky Callan runs a grass based, spring calving dairy herd in County Louth. Wheat, barley & oats are treated whole with Maxammon at harvest time and are fed in-parlour and in TMR rations to cows, heifers & calves. Micky comments, “Since introducing Maxammon high dry matter wholecrop four years a...

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  • Maximising dairy efficiency using the Maxammon approach

    19 Jun 2018

    Tom Neill is a progressive dairy farmer based at Thornington Farm in Mindrum, Northumberland. The 740 acre tenanted farm is run as one unit along with brother David at nearby Downham Farm, where he keeps 1,800 breeding sheep.  Tom is part of a successful farming family, his other brother Robert, is an award winning beef farmer, who with his successful 300 Limousin cross herd has been voted Mixe...

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  • DAIRY - Cowman's Tips - Autumn 2017

    9 Oct 2017

    Harbro Dairy Specialist, David McCarragher looks at planning ahead for the change in season. 

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  • DAIRY - Maxammon success in Norway

    9 Oct 2017

    TINE SA is Norway’s largest producer, exporter and distributor of dairy products with 11,400 members and 9,000 co-operative farms. Its aim is to provide consumers with food that provides a healthier and positive food experience. TINE is one of the oldest dairy co-operatives in Norway and is responsible for more than 90% of Norwegian milk.

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