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Changes to key milk contracts mean avoiding post-turnout milk solids drop-off now more critical than ever #KWArticle

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Feeding and management improvements can maintain fat & protein levels to retain milk value this summer #KWArticle

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Latest articles

Feed Outlook* - Jan 2018

First published: 19 Jan 18

With global weather patterns set to impact feed markets again in 2018, spotting relevant buying opportunities and managing price volatility will be critical.

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Feed Outlook* - Dec 2017

First published: 20 Dec 17

The increase in UK protein prices seen in recent weeks has highlighted the need for any remaining winter protein feed buying to become a high priority.

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Intake consistency a critical factor in reducing feed costs per litre

First published: 12 Dec 17

Attention to detail is the key to minimising ration inconsistency, which can negatively impact rumen efficiency, feed costs per litre and herd performance.

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Ten steps to more efficient rations that lower feed costs

First published: 27 Nov 17

Poorly designed and presented rations can lose milk producers as much as 1.5-2.5ppl, yet with greater attention to ration detail much of that can be regained.

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