Know How / Dairy

In a tough dairy market, with growing volatility and uncertainty, our Know How area aims to help you make your dairy business more resilient and profitable.

This is your starting point for lowering your cost of production, improving grass from forage and reducing reliance on antibiotics and improving cow health and welfare.

Key areas of focus:

  • Reducing costs to deliver a profitable business
  • Improving cow comfort, health and welfare
  • Increasing milk from forage
  • Meeting milk contract requirements
  • Breeding cows to suit your system

Latest Know How

FEED AND NUTRITION

Alternative forage options for dairy cows this winter

Dairy farmers facing a shortfall in forage need to react now and secure feed with prices and supplies of alternative feed options expected to worsen. Already feed prices have gone…

DAIRY

FW Awards 2018: Dairy Farmer of the Year finalists

The three finalists in the Dairy Farmer of the Year category all run efficient, productive and profitable dairy businesses. These farms are well set up to tackle the challenges of…

BREEDING AND FERTILITY

How to combat heat stress in cattle to protect fertility

The hot and dry summer is making fertility more challenging, with food shortages and animals more likely to suffer from heat stress. In the latest edition of Fertility Focus, Ricardo…

DAIRY

How a new entrant has set up his own dairy from scratch

After 17 years of grit and determination, at the age of 30, Nick Cavill has achieved his ultimate goal of running his own dairy. In March, 120 cross-bred heifers calved-in…

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