One dairy farmer has used precise feed planning to improve his business consistently over the past twenty years. Derrick Davies, who milks 300 cows near Reading, Berkshire, buys rape, soya meal and soya hulls to supplement the grass and maize grown on his farm. Each year he analyses his forage and draws up a ration for the rest of the herd’s requirements. To do this, he uses his targets for yield, the number of cows in milk and the days […]