With the current environment, delivering margins this summer couldn't be more vital for dairy farmers. As the total feed business, we work from the soil through to the bulk tank and help you monitor and achieve your margins and goals.
Here in this article we suggest five different areas that can help improve your dairy business margins. For more information please contact your local account manager.
Grazed grass is typically your lowest cost feed, but balancing nutrition at grass isn’t always easy. GrazeMate has been designed to get the most out of grass, reduce substitution and assist getting cows back in calf.
Roots and brassicas sown now could yield a valuable change of diet at low cost in the dry of summer. Crop options of stubble turnips, forage rape, swede and kale are quick and easy to grow. For more information on our range of crops.
Milk fats typically fall to their lowest during the summer months with the average falling below 4.0%. This is partly caused by some fats actually stopping milk fat being produced. OptimaCream is formulated to stop this happening, ensuring that milk fat levels keep above the minimum and add value to your milk.
Caustic treated grain is a cost-effective alkaline feed providing slowly degraded starch for dairy and beef rations. It can be supplied nationwide direct from our sites. For more information on caustic wheat click here.
Buffer feeding at grass is a great way of leveling out the ups and downs of grass quantity and quality. Using a silage and blend mix provides a cost-effective option to balance out the outside mix and lowering the cost of the total diet.
Here are a range of options, alternatively we can create a bespoke blend to match your needs.
Our goal at ForFarmers is to be your partner in finding the best solutions for you and your herd. Contact your local account manager for more details or alternatively submit an online enquiry here.
With milk supply and demand in turmoil, protecting the milk price and margins will call for some positive action over the coming weeks. Here we look at the main options to consider in dealing with today, whilst protecting the future.
A structured approach to silaging will improve forage quality as well as improving milk from forage.
We have a wealth of expertise within our UK team including nutritional specialists who can help you and your business.
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