Saturday 24 February, 2024

Labour and health benefits of automated slurry robots

Installing an automated slurry robot has helped one Welsh dairy save labour and improve cow foot health

clock • 5 min read
Labour and health benefits of automated slurry robots

Scraping times have been reduced to one-third at Glaspant Farm since installing a Lely Discovery 120 Collector. Over the past five years, the prevalence of digital dermatitis has reduced from 10% to...

To continue reading this article...

Join Farmers Guardian

  • Farmers Guardian is the ultimate resource for farmers, providing unparalleled coverage of the key issues and trends affecting the agricultural industry.
  • Real-Time Updates: Get the latest news and analysis on what's happening in the agricultural sector right now. From market trends to technological advancements.
  • Expert Insights for Smart Decision Making: We provide in-depth articles and features designed to help you navigate the ever-changing agricultural landscape. From crop management techniques to livestock breeding strategies, our goal is to arm you with the tools you need for profitable farming.
  • Join the Farmers Guardian community today and unlock a world of knowledge and opportunities for your agricultural business. We are dedicated to supporting farmers like you, and our mission is to empower you with the information and resources needed to thrive.

Register now Become a member

 

Already a member?

Login

Kongskilde Delta 3000

Kongskilde Delta 3000

VIEW ADVERT
£POA

2020 CLAAS Direct Disc 500P Wholecrop Header

2020 CLAAS Direct Disc 500P Wholecrop Header

VIEW ADVERT
£POA

ENEGIS ROOT CHOPPERS & CLEANERS

ENEGIS ROOT CHOPPERS & CLEANERS

VIEW ADVERT
£POA

More on Dairy

Usk Holstein herd achieves expansion goal

Usk Holstein herd achieves expansion goal

A plan to increase the milking herd size from 270 to 330 head through replacement breeding is well underway at the Morgan family's Graig Olway Farm

clock 21 February 2024 • 6 min read
Dairy contract legislation to be laid before Parliament

Dairy contract legislation to be laid before Parliament

It follows years of campaigning from the UK farming unions

Alex Black
clock 21 February 2024 • 3 min read
Dairy Talk - Becky Fenton: If you want to be sustainable, focus on farm efficiency

Dairy Talk - Becky Fenton: If you want to be sustainable, focus on farm efficiency

I start this column on a high; we have just returned from a skiing holiday in France

clock 20 February 2024 • 3 min read