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  1. J

    Milk Vending Machine

    Hi, we are looking at setting up a milk vending machine and just want some advice if anyone has done it before. We want to know where to begin and any hurdles that people have come across or anything that they didn't expect. We have thought of a couple of locations, one of these is a large layby...
  2. Farmer_Lou

    Milk Pasteuriser WANTED!

    If anyone has (or knows of anyone selling) a second-hand batch or continuous flow pasteruiser then please let me know. We are looking for something in good working order and ideally around 500L-1000L (would consider a bit bigger too). We are based in Loughborough but happy to travel to...
  3. H

    Ambic Flow Filter

    Anyone any experience with Ambic flow milk filter compared to a sock system? TIA
  4. J

    Waikato milk meters

    After some Waikato milk meters for milk recording. Just moved to new dairy unit, 24 point ACR fullwood parlour. Anyone know where to buy them reasonably priced, or would any have any second hand going spare? Many thanks in advance!
  5. The Business Barn

    Protecting the future of raw milk

    For those considering producing raw milk, this could be of interest... A producer alliance has been formed to safeguard the future of raw milk production. More than 170 producers in the UK currently sell raw milk direct to consumers, as a way of diversifying their farm business. However...
  6. The Business Barn

    Protecting the future of raw milk

    For those considering producing raw milk, this could be of interest... A producer alliance has been formed to safeguard the future of raw milk production. More than 170 producers in the UK currently sell raw milk direct to consumers, as a way of diversifying their farm business. However...
  7. The Business Barn

    Campaign launched to promote health benefits of cow’s milk

    A new campaign has been launched to help promote the health benefits of cow's milk to the general public. According to Jamie Oliver’s Channel 4 documentary, sales of plant-based alternatives to milk have doubled in the last five years, meanwhile, consumption of dairy in the UK has fallen by...
  8. The Business Barn

    Taking dairy produce to the next level...

    With fluctuating milk prices resulting in uncertain returns for many dairy farmers, July 2017 saw Jack Martin launch a new business, Tom Parker Creamery, to help spread risk and improve financial return. Jack’s ‘can do’ attitude and self-motivation means that the business he has developed...
  9. E

    6 Abreast milking parlour

    For sale 6 abreast alfa laval parlour for sale. complete parlour still in place buyer to takedown, contact me for pictures Thanks
  10. I

    Milk price drop!

    Muller, Freshways and now Meadow What we going to do about it, can’t let this happen again.
  11. C

    Going rate for Relief milking?

    What's the going rate for relief milking? I milk at various different set ups ranging from 8 a side swing over to 12 a side double up....cow numbers vary from 70-250, but everywhere I go I get the cows in, set up parlour milk and wash down....wondering what I should be charging to match others?
  12. B

    With consumers leaning more and more towards dairy alternatives, could a move like this be the last

    Leicestershire, has been recognised as the first UK dairy farm that is slaughter-free. Consumers over the years have become increasingly concerned with healthy eating and animal wellbeing, with the dairy industry receiving a lot of backlash by animal rights activists that have deemed the...
  13. bradaz89

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  14. N

    Where to find a used Herringbone milking parlour of GEA Delaval or dairy master like brands ?

    I'm looking for a used herringbone milking parlour of GEA Delaval or dairy master like brands and a 1000 L used milk storage tank (1000L DX tank). This is to set up a small-scale dairy farm alongside other cultivations. Could you please recommend me a good place or website to find a decent...
  15. farmwoody

    Dairy farmers hit back after Arla cuts April milk price - good on them!

    If it's one thing I love about farming - it's the unity! Dairy farmers across the country have been quick to hit out at Arla for the latest milk price cut. How will it affect you? Plenty of reaction to the news here...
  16. farmwoody

    Arla cuts April milk price. Thoughts?

    Arla has announced its milk price will decrease by 0.42ppl from April 1. Arla Foods amba board director, Johnnie Russell, said: “We are extremely disappointed to be in a position of having to reduce our milk price to our owners, after seven consecutive increases." What are your thoughts guys...
  17. G

    Milk replacer

    Milk replaced for sale Skim milk powder based Delivered anywhere in U.K. Within 48hrs £1200 per tonne Email [email protected] for more info
  18. G

    Feed Efficiency Dissertation Questionnaire

    Dear Dairy Farmers, I am currently undertaking my dissertation whilst studying BSc Agriculture at the University of Reading. I am conducting a study examining feed efficiency in dairy cows. The study seeks to identify factors that vary feed efficiency within a dairy herd as well as between...
  19. Anna Johnston

    SW Dairy Farms Wanted for Dissertation!

    I am conducting my 3rd year dissertation on the affect of water quality on dairy cow milk production levels, and need 50 farms in the southwest to participate. For you, it's very simple! I just need to collect samples of water from the cattle's water trough, which will be taken in January 2017...
  20. Owd Fred

    Blast from the Past 27 Dairy Cows of Old

    Dairy Cows of Old Milked by hand some cows had teats almost as thick as your wrist , with front teats sticking out "east west". Dairy cows of old, bore little resemblance to the diary cows of today. Back in the 40's every herd had its own bull often reared out of one of your own cows, served...

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