Cows eating rationLess variation in the diet means that timid cows at Llysfasi get a fairer share of the ration
A feeding system that prevents dairy cows sorting concentrates from forage in a total mixed ration (TMR) has been shown to increase average daily milk yield by 1.6 litres a cow during a Farming Connect trial. Compact feeding, which involves soaking concentrates in water and pre-mixing, was trialled in the dairy herd at Llysfasi College, a Farming Connect innovation site. The unit manages its herd of year-round-calving Holstein Friesians in two groups of 100 cows in line with its a2 […]