Case Studies

Actisaf delivers consistent performance for beef finisher…

Consistency is everything for Colm Dunphy, who farms with his father Michael in County Laois, Ireland. Along with a herd of over 100 dairy cows they finish around 200 Friesian cattle each year. Calves are bought in at 3 weeks of age and are bucket fed whole milk until about 8 - 10 weeks of age, at w...

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Actisaf improves rumen function and milk production…

Brother and sister, Nigel Williams and Joy Smith, farm in partnership with their mother Moira at Parcymarl Farm, near Llysyfran, in Pembrokeshire. The farm consists of 450 acres, milking 200 Friesian type dairy cows, together with a beef cattle enterprise. The dairy herd is managed with an emphasis ...

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Actisaf enhances herd performance from grazing

Adrian O’Driscoll has a real focus on maximising the amount of milk solids produced from grazed grass, while also ensuring he meets the nutritional requirements of his herd while grazing.

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Efficiency without compromise

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 Booths, near Congleton.

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Combating poor rumen function

High quality grazed grass lies at the heart of the 270-strong Friesian-based spring-block calving system Robert Sims runs at Holly Bank Farm, near Congleton in Cheshire. But there were a few signs that poor rumen function was affecting the cows.

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Actisaf enhances herd performance from grazing

Robin Ward milks 450 Holstein Friesian cows at Hungerford Farm in Madeley, Staffordshire, where he operates a paddock-based grazing system across 450 acres.

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