TITLE

Returns from Arla down, despite the price hype

AUTHOR(S)
Short, Wendy
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;5/25/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 21, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the reasons behind the delay in the construction of the new milking parlor at the Thornton Grange Farm in Cleveland, England. It notes that the new parlor will include an office toilet, medicine store and handling system. It cites the approach taken by owner Peter Chapman to keep costs down. The facility will not qualify for the full 4 percent Agricultural Buildings Allowance due to the delay.
ACCESSION #
25487441

 

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