Monday 26 February, 2024

Feed savings by starling-proofing sheds

Investing £30,000 in starling-proofing cattle housing is a major outlay for a Welsh dairy farming business, but it calculates a payback period of just two months in feed savings alone

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Feed savings by starling-proofing sheds

Between October and March, Nantgoch Farm, near Oswestry, is plagued by starlings foraging for maize and other grain in the total mixed ration fed to the 770-cow dairy herd. Before the Jones family embarked...

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