Dairy cows in a parlour© Tim Scrivener
Dairy farmers saw a rise in margins in April thanks to early turnout and strong initial grass growth, according to the latest results from Promar’s Milkminder survey. The ability to get cows out early meant Promar’s clients’ milk yield a cow increased by nearly three-quarters of a litre a cow a day, with milk from forage up 20% and milk from grazing by 88%. Reduced feed use and an improved milk price meant the margin over purchased feed rose to 20.81p/litre, which is […]
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