Challenging time for us

Whitby, John
July 2007
Farmers Weekly;7/27/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 4, p42
Trade Publication
The author comments on the challenges facing livestock farmers at the Slough region in Buckinghamshire, England. The past weeks has been a challenging time in cow management. There has been a strong desire to rehouse cows at the moment. It is some compensation that the wheat and hay look like being valuable as commodity and weather markets rise. It remains to be seen if milk price rises can keep up. There is evidence of one or two more enlightened dairies taking action to raise milk prices to protect their supplies.


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