TITLE

Share and share alike

AUTHOR(S)
Ashcroft, Geoff
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/8/2006 Supplement, Vol. 145, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the cost effectiveness of machinery sharing practice of the 3C & ME dairy farming co-operative in Wiltshire, England. The co-operative was formed to reduce cow feeding costs. The operator of the mixer wagon is given daily instructions on how each feed is constructed due to the varied ration to formulate at the farms. The co-operative charges its members 35 pounds per minute which includes spares, repairs, fuel, operator and travelling time.
ACCESSION #
22575729

 

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