Nutrition

Central to all of Velcourt’s dairy operations is the detailed focus on dairy cow nutrition at all stages of lactation and the dry-period.  Application of the latest technology and nutritional innovations together with continual training and in-house research enables the management team to ensure that the welfare, fertility and milk quality requirements of each farm are easily achievable.  Core to this philosophy is the need for analysis and information.  Urine and rumen PH levels, forage and mineral analysis together with regular blood profiling and faecal examination are all tools used regularly to monitor and maintain performance on a per-cow basis. Dry cows and transition cows are managed on high fibre and DCAB systems respectively and all herds are rationed using the UK based Diet Check software programme allowing the formulated diets to match precisely their productive and metabolic requirements.

Dairy & Livestock Contacts

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