dairy cow© Tim Scrivener
All dairy farmers, irrespective of yield, have the potential to lower cost of production by increasing milk from forage, according to latest research. An analysis of 50 herds benchmarked by Shropshire-based P&L Agri-Consulting between March 2013 and 2014, shows that cost of production (COP) decreased by 1p/litre for every extra 1,400 litres of milk produced from forage a hectare. See also: Focus on milk from forage improves margins at Cheshire dairy With the average COP at 30.01p/litre across the 50 […]