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Feed Efficiency

How to utilize automation in order to improve feeding accuracy and efficiency

At Vir-Clar Farm they have been able to reduce the feeding time by about 2 to 3 hours a day by letting automation work in their favor. Grant Grindstead: “We looked at ways to improve the accuracy, be…

How to get more out of roughage, according to dairy farmer Harrald

A question many cattle farmers ask themselves – or should do: How can you get more out of roughage? The health of the cows – and the amount of milk they produce – depends largely on the quality of the…

Good feed management can lower costs

As a livestock farmer, you want to have an insight into the cost price. If you know that feed costs represent around 30% to 40% of the total cost, it is clear that you must keep an eye on this at all…

A First Step into Feed Management

TFM Tracker™ (Trioliet Feed Management) is a feed management system designed as a comprehensive solution for dairy farmers to manage the feeding process, boost efficiency and improve milk production.…

Limit feed loss from silage to barn

Feed costs for livestock holdings are one of the largest cost component of milk and/or meat. Trioliet is continually working to improve its feed systems for cattle farmers to minimise the feed lost on…

Get more out of forage with the automatic feeding system

Automatic feeding probably appears expensive at first glance, but when you look at the annual costs, it is actually cheaper than conventional feeding. What's more, this is before you even take account…

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Mix Quality

Dual Flow mixing

Thanks to the innovative design of the Trioliet single and triple auger feed mixers, the feed is being mixed in two directions; both vertically and horizontally. The feed is pushed up (vertical) due…

Every bite is the same

TMR feeding in practice.

You can apply the compact feeding principle in different ways. Find out here how this dairy farmer is benefiting from his own method of compact TMR feeding.

More stability across the entire herd

TMR feeding in practice.

You can apply the compact feeding principle in different ways. Find out here how this dairy farmer is benefiting from his own method of compact TMR feeding.

Compact TMR feeding to prevent selection behaviour by cows

Dairy farmers are constantly looking for ways to prevent feed selection, improve animal health and increase production. Compact feeding seems to offer a solution in efforts to prevent selection. But…

5 reasons to check the knives in your TMR mixer regularly

Why you should check your auger knives regularly

"Sometimes I think: I should have done it sooner"

Pieter Delisse is a dairy farmer in The Netherlands. He has 270 dairy cows and uses his seven-year-old Solomix feed mixer to collect a dairy production of 11,700 litres of milk per cow per year, with…

Total or partial mixed ration?

Pros and cons of TMR and PMR

The importance of the correct loading order for well-mixed rations

Farmer Bert Versteeg sees a lot of advantages in using a mixer feeder wagon for feeding

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Feed Structure

Proper silage extraction saves lots of money

The type of feed storage and the method of storage and silage are important factors when trying to limit feed losses. The storage is usually carried out carefully, as cattle farmers are generally…

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Time Saving

Invest in robotic feeding?

Investing in robotic feeding may not instantly seem like the obvious thing for a dairy farmer to do. But the reality may actually be quite different than it appears on first sight. After all, the work…

More goats and less work

Bart Smolders opted in favour of an automated feeding system rather than staff

Feeding 770 cows and spreading three stables in just three hours

Dairy farmer Henrik Terkelsen from Southern Denmark has just completed a construction project on his farm. He built a new barn and increased his herd to 770 dairy cows. It was also a good time to…

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Animal welfare

Magnet in TMR mixer prevents hardware disease

Each year, an estimated 12,000 cows are injured by ingesting litter that has entered their feed. Another four thousand cows die as a result of hardware disease. Wageningen University and Research…

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Energy and fuel savings

How to utilize automation in order to improve feeding accuracy and efficiency

At Vir-Clar Farm they have been able to reduce the feeding time by about 2 to 3 hours a day by letting automation work in their favor. Grant Grindstead: “We looked at ways to improve the accuracy, be…

Same amount of diesel with bigger mixer

The Shifttronic powershift enables a small tractor and a large TMR mixer to be combined.

Dual Flow mixing

Thanks to the innovative design of the Trioliet single and triple auger feed mixers, the feed is being mixed in two directions; both vertically and horizontally. The feed is pushed up (vertical) due…

How to get more out of roughage, according to dairy farmer Harrald

A question many cattle farmers ask themselves – or should do: How can you get more out of roughage? The health of the cows – and the amount of milk they produce – depends largely on the quality of the…

Invest in robotic feeding?

Investing in robotic feeding may not instantly seem like the obvious thing for a dairy farmer to do. But the reality may actually be quite different than it appears on first sight. After all, the work…

Second Triotrac for agri. cooperation Breitenworbis

Recently the agricultural cooperation Breitenworbis in Thüringen (Germany) received their new Triotrac with great pleasure. They waved goodbye to their old machine after almost 6 years so it can enjoy…

Every bite is the same

TMR feeding in practice.

You can apply the compact feeding principle in different ways. Find out here how this dairy farmer is benefiting from his own method of compact TMR feeding.

More stability across the entire herd

TMR feeding in practice.

You can apply the compact feeding principle in different ways. Find out here how this dairy farmer is benefiting from his own method of compact TMR feeding.

Compact TMR feeding to prevent selection behaviour by cows

Dairy farmers are constantly looking for ways to prevent feed selection, improve animal health and increase production. Compact feeding seems to offer a solution in efforts to prevent selection. But…

25% less diesel consumption with Shifttronic

These days, dairy farmer Cees Middelweerd only needs 10 litres of diesel an hour to run his 24 m3 mixer feeder. He mixes up two loads a day to feed his herd of 350 milk cows, plus another two loads…

First ever Triotrac retires after nine and a half years and 21,000 working hours

The Niederseidewitz Agricultural Cooperative in Bahretal (Germany) has been using a Triotrac self-propelled mixer feeder for their feeding for nearly ten years now. Niederseidewitz's first…

5 reasons to check the knives in your TMR mixer regularly

Why you should check your auger knives regularly

"Sometimes I think: I should have done it sooner"

Pieter Delisse is a dairy farmer in The Netherlands. He has 270 dairy cows and uses his seven-year-old Solomix feed mixer to collect a dairy production of 11,700 litres of milk per cow per year, with…

Good feed management can lower costs

As a livestock farmer, you want to have an insight into the cost price. If you know that feed costs represent around 30% to 40% of the total cost, it is clear that you must keep an eye on this at all…

Total or partial mixed ration?

Pros and cons of TMR and PMR

Magnet in TMR mixer prevents hardware disease

Each year, an estimated 12,000 cows are injured by ingesting litter that has entered their feed. Another four thousand cows die as a result of hardware disease. Wageningen University and Research…

More goats and less work

Bart Smolders opted in favour of an automated feeding system rather than staff

A First Step into Feed Management

TFM Tracker™ (Trioliet Feed Management) is a feed management system designed as a comprehensive solution for dairy farmers to manage the feeding process, boost efficiency and improve milk production.…

Limit feed loss from silage to barn

Feed costs for livestock holdings are one of the largest cost component of milk and/or meat. Trioliet is continually working to improve its feed systems for cattle farmers to minimise the feed lost on…

Proper silage extraction saves lots of money

The type of feed storage and the method of storage and silage are important factors when trying to limit feed losses. The storage is usually carried out carefully, as cattle farmers are generally…

The importance of the correct loading order for well-mixed rations

Farmer Bert Versteeg sees a lot of advantages in using a mixer feeder wagon for feeding

Get more out of forage with the automatic feeding system

Automatic feeding probably appears expensive at first glance, but when you look at the annual costs, it is actually cheaper than conventional feeding. What's more, this is before you even take account…

Feeding 770 cows and spreading three stables in just three hours

Dairy farmer Henrik Terkelsen from Southern Denmark has just completed a construction project on his farm. He built a new barn and increased his herd to 770 dairy cows. It was also a good time to…

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