The dry cow shed on a dairy unit is often the oldest, most poorly ventilated shed on the farm. Independent dairy adviser Hefin Richards of Profeed Nutirtion Consultancy says too often he visits farms where milkers are given the best accommodation available and dry cows are the ‘forgotten part of the jigsaw’. But if dry-cow housing isn’t fit for purpose it can have a massive impact on how cows perform in their subsequent lactation, he warns. See also: Dry cow […]