Long drought period leads to adjustments of feed settings
Many countries have experienced a long dry period that challenged farmers to produce a good quality of roughage and in some cases no roughage at all. This resulted in a lack of roughage and reduced ingredients content in some areas.
Management, Cow health, Feeding
Lely Vector feed quality research
Cows are selective eaters and search for the best. Therefore we strive for high-quality feed. However, various factors have an influence on feed quality. In this research, performed by Lely Farm Management Support, we investigated, among other things, whether we could quantify the extent of feed losses in the feed kitchen.
Early weight gain for calves pays off
Introducing ad-lib feeding for dairy calves helps boost pre-weaning weight gain and profitability of the herd says Lely vet and Head of Farm Management Support Mike Steele. It’s no surprise then, that he is a big fan of the Lely Calm calf feeder, which makes ad-lib feeding and monitoring of calves easy!