Holstein dairy cows eating TMR.(c) Tim Scrivener

Dairy farmers looking for free and impartial advice on feeding their cows can benefit from a new comprehensive feed guide.

“Feeding your dairy herd for health, welfare and the modern milk market” has been produced independently of animal feed companies by a Morrisons and Arla project group and contains information on feeding regimes and additives.

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Andrew Loftus, Morrisons agriculture manager, said: “Feed is one of the biggest costs in dairy farming and yet very little independent information is available – the majority is produced by those with a commercial interest in selling a product.”

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 Download a PDF of the guide Feeding your dairy herd for health, welfare and the modern milk market