Proactive ration management is allowing an expanding Devon dairy operation to capitalise on its milk contract while maintaining cow condition and pregnancy rates of 25%. A low-energy fourth-cut silage has been managed at Hunshaw Farm, Little Torrington, by including rumen protected fat in the diet to help farmer Jack Elliott take advantage of rising milk prices and maintain quality.  Rather than supplying more energy by adding concentrates to an already high-starch diet and increase acidosis risk, he was advised to […]