Rhys Griffiths (front) and father Andrew in new cubicle shed.Rhys Griffiths (front) and father Andrew
A Pembrokeshire farm has tailored transition-cow management for cows carrying twins, boosting milk yields by up to 1,000 litres a cow. The Griffiths family made alterations at Penlan Farm, Haverfordwest, in 2014, after scanning revealed eight sets of twins were to be born in five weeks. Unable to work out what caused the run of twins, Andrew Griffiths and son Rhys looked to alter twin-cow management in their high-profitable lifetime index herd to prevent energy-negative fresh cows and spare a […]