Slurry scraping in a dairy shed© Tim Scrivener
Dairy farmers looking to expand their herds need to comply with a range of legal and financial hurdles, including environmental regulations if they live in nitrate vulnerable zones (NVZs). Ged Davies, natural resource management team leader for Natural Resources Wales in Pembrokeshire, guides farmers through some of the environmental considerations to observe when expanding. See also: Two dairy farmers on meeting NVZ regs to expand herds I am expanding my herd with smaller cows than the average UK dairy cow. Is […]