Henry in a milking parlour with some cows
I may have spoken too soon in last month’s column. We have just finished last year’s first-cut silage and lost one litre of milk a cow on average since moving on to the slightly wetter second cut. On a positive note, we have started selling barren cows back at Shrewsbury Market for the first time in years after previously selling direct to the abattoir. We averaged more than £900 a head for eight barrens, so it was well worth the […]