Dairy cows in a rotary parlour© Tim Scrivener
Herd expansion can be a vulnerable period for a dairy farm. The expansion phase is tough on cashflow and a business that expands from a position of weakness could be in trouble long before any additional milk volume is produced. Business growth should leave a farm in a stronger position not jeopardise its financial and physical performance. Here we consider how to avoid six of the most common pitfalls if you are growing your herd. 1. Choose the right business […]