Self-propelled diet feeders are becoming more common on UK farms, but their cost and size means they are generally considered to be the tool for a large dairy herd. However, one Warwickshire farmer has proved they can work for a smaller operation, too.
The latest BvL self-propelled feeder wagon is at work on a Cheshire dairy farm, but it has been quite a journey. Jane Carley reports finds out how the new machine is fitting in on-farm.
A self-propelled feeder is a serious investment, but for one new beef unit Keenans 345SP is offering several management benefits, as well as streamlining the job.