TITLE

Efficiency counters higher feed cost

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/21/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 12, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the suggestion from Mark Voss of Keenan Rumans in Great Britain that higher feed costs could be best counteracted by increasing feed efficiency. Voss predicted that the average feed costs would increase to £126 per tonne of dry matter. He noted that gaining 0.2 in feed efficiency can eliminate the effect of the increase in feed cost. He explained that ration presentation is the key driver to early improvement in feed conversion efficiency.
ACCESSION #
27571405

 

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