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Correct starch choice critical to cow performance this winter

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Source: Dr Anna Sutcliffe, KW Nutritionist

Careful choice of starch feeds is critical this winter if milk producers are to get the most from this year’s grass silages and maximise margin over feed costs.

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Consistent high performance the key to beef system’s success

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Source: Dr Anna Sutcliffe, KW Nutritionist

Using moist feeds to finish beef at Northumberland’s Lilburn Estate produces remarkably consistent results, and in a way that’s sustainable and highly profitable.

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Ration balance critical to benefit from multi-cut grass silages

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Source: Dr Anna Sutcliffe, KW Nutritionist

Taking more cuts of grass silage will increase feed value, but the extra protein can make creating a winter ration that’s below 19% crude protein a challenge.

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Get late summer feeding right to safeguard winter production

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Source: Dr Anna Sutcliffe, KW Nutritionist

Winter milk yield loss as cows replenish excess body condition lost through late summer can cost more than three times the feed needed to maintain condition.