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Are you interested in automating your feeding process? Do you want to improve your farms' profitability and sustainability? Then why not register to our upcoming Lely Vector farmers panel where you can learn all about automated feeding, talk to industry experts and see how you can take away the repetitive task of feeding your cows.

Find out how since installing their Lely Vector automated feeding system how the Oakfields Farm have seen incredible results in terms of growth targets, labour reduction and reduction in feed wastage. 

Event programme

Date: 21st November 2022
Location: Oakfields Farm, Northamptonshire, NN6 8DS
Breakdown of the day:
11:00 - 11:30   Arrival and welcome to Oakfields Farm.
11:30 - 12:15   Introduction to the farmers panel. An introduction of the farm by the Burbage brothers with an open Q&A session.
12:15 - 13:00   Farm walk to include seeing the Lely Vector in action.
13:00 - 14:00   Lunch.
14:00 - 15:15   Smart Feeding, Panel discussion with Simon Smith, Mark Davies and Lely representatives. Open Q&A session addressing feed, labour, costs and current challenges faced in the agricultural sector. 
15:15 - 15:30   Summarise and wrap up.
15:30                Departure.

Registration is now closed!

Meet the panelists

Derrick Davies

Customer Sales Support Feed

Derrick has a wealth of knowledge on cow and herd management plus a history in dairy consultative work. Derrick’s role within Lely Atlantic is focused on sales support from our feeding portfolio, Vector, Juno & Calm.

Peter and Richard Burbage


Based in Northamptonshire the Burbage brothers both work on their business together, they run a beef farm alongside an agricultural farm contracting service. They installed a Lely Vector feeding system last November to feed all the beef cows on the farm.

Simon Smith

Nutritionist and farm consultant

Simon has a wealth of experience in nutrition of dairy and beef cattle and is involved in giving support and advice to conventional methods of feeding and robotic feeding with the Lely Vector.

Mark Davies


Mark is a passionate dairy farmer based in Southwest Wales. He currently has 4 Lely Astronaut robotic milkers milking approximately +200 cow, with a herd average in excess of 12,000 litres. Mark and his family have decided to invest in the Lely Vector automated feeding system.

Learn more about automated feeding

Lely Vector Automatic feeding is now affordable!

‘We are extremely proud to be recognised as the market leader in manufacturing of automatic feeding systems. Ten years ago, we installed the first Vector feeding system. Since then we have matured the system and made sure that our customers are satisfied with its performance.’

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