Dairy cows grazing© FLPA/REX
Adopting New Zealand grazing principles has enabled Cheshire milk producer Andy Thornhill to bring forward turnout by two months. Mr Thornhill, Love Lane Farm, Sandbach, is now measuring grass and when he turned cows out in February his best fields had 2,200mm of growth on them. See also: E-learning course on managing grazed grass Lowering costs of production to try and improve the profitability of milk is the key driver to the farm putting greater emphasis on improved grass use. […]