Dairy

  • 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 y...

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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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  • DAIRY - Milk Monitor Update - What is an efficient diet?

    9 Oct 2017

    When we think about improving efficiencies, the key areas that we are typically told to focus on are reducing our feed costs by using more forages and home grown feeds and buying in less concentrates to increase our margin over purchased feeds (MOPF). In reality however there is only one true measure of feed efficiency and that is money in minus money out: What are your monthly feeds cost and h...

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