Dairy

  • Increased milk yield with our NutriONics rationing programme

    18 Jun 2021

    Dumfries dairy farmer Willie Purdie has recorded his highest ever milk yields following a re-design of this ration using our new NutriONics rationing programme. Willie, of Inglestonford Farm, New Abbey, saw daily yields from his 200-head herd increase by more than 500 litres after the new ration was introduced in November 2020.   The new winter ration included Harbro MaizeMilk 18 Nuts – a be...

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  • Improved cow margin with NutriONics

    18 Jun 2021

    Muirside, located just north of Dumfries is one of three farms owned by the Cowhill Trust where since 2018, Stuart Neish has managed the mixed unit of 1200 acres, a dairy herd, a recently established suckler herd, 1700 breeding ewes and finishing store lambs. “We are currently sitting with 210-220 cows, predominantly Ayrshires with some red and white Holsteins. The herd is currently producin...

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