Feeding Topics

Read interesting articles on topics related to feeding (cattle) livestock here. Subjects of interest to cattle farmers. How do I ensure that rations are well mixed, so that my cows receive all the necessary vitamins and minerals? What should I consider when using a mixer feeder wagon? What is the best and most economical way to feed? Is robotic feeding right for me? You'll find all kinds of information and answers here. Can't find the specific answer you were looking for, or interested in learning more about feeding (cattle) livestock? Don't hesitate to contact us, and we'll respond as soon as we can. 

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Feed Efficiency

Voerefficiëntie

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

At Vir-Clar Farms 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 more...
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Voerefficiëntie

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 times....
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Voerefficiëntie

A First Step into Feed Management

TFM Tracker is a feed management system designed as a comprehensive solution for dairy farmers to manage the feeding process, boost efficiency and improve milk productionMore


Voerefficiëntie

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 the way...
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Voerefficiëntie

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 of the...
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Mix Quality

Mengkwaliteit

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


Mengkwaliteit

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. More


Mengkwaliteit

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 what...
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Mengkwaliteit

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 feedingMore


Feed Structure

Voerstructuur

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 aware of the...
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Time Saving

Tijdsbesparing

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 still...
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Tijdsbesparing

More goats and less work

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


Tijdsbesparing

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 upgrade his...
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Dierenwelzijn

Dierenwelzijn

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 Centre looked...
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Energy and fuel savings

Brandstofbesparing

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 its...
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Brandstofbesparing

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 every...
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Brandstofbesparing

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 self-propelled...
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