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Maximising feed efficiency can have a major bearing on cost of production. According to KW nutritionist Matt Witt, there are eight common areas of improvement. With such great variation in feed costs, Mr Witt recommends farms address these pitfalls to lower overall cost of production. Some of the best producers have feed bills amounting to 10p/litre, while some spend almost double. Some issues are very seasonal, such as heat stress and ration design, but some, like water and dry cow management, […]