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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483612054482{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Fardel Barton, near Ivybridge in Devon, has certainly got some history. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="0" up="30" down="0"][vc_column_text]The farm was first noted around 100 years before the Doomsday Book as a Saxon Estate and the Fardel Stone, now...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483612054482{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Pye family run the Bay Herd of 240 pedigree Jerseys from their farm in Arkholme, Lancashire. Husband and 
wife, Geoff and Deb, along with their son Matt, and daughter Sarah, supply milk to Garstang-based...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483612054482{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Efficiency from grass, but without compromising production or fertility, is the aim of Cheshire dairy farmer, Richard Kennerley, who milks 320 Holstein Jersey cross cows, in partnership with his parents and wife, Pam, in Somerford...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483612054482{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] It is widely acknowledged that cows get ‘a bit loose’ in the spring when they are grazing on lush pasture. Many dismiss this as an inevitability and nothing more than an inconvenience at milking time,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483612054482{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Denis Connell’s dairy heifers are thriving and he puts this down to the inclusion of Actisaf Farm Pack Plus in their ration. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="0" up="30" down="0"][vc_column_text]Denis, who rears around 200 heifers a year with his...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483612054482{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Like many other farmers, Chris and Catherine Chappelhow had very acidic silage as a result of the poor weather during 2012. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="0" up="30" down="0"][vc_column_text]The couple, who run 140 British Friesian cows on their 250-acre...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483612054482{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Achieving good performance on an upland farm takes attention to detail and dedication, something that David Lawton has in spades [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="0" up="30" down="0"][vc_column_text]David has managed the 2300 acre Greystoke Castle Farm for around 20...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483610646191{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Last year dairy farmer, David Walker, was concerned about milk yields and fertility performance, but couldn’t get to the bottom of what was causing the issues with his herd. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="0" up="30" down="0"][vc_column_text]Forage quality was...

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