Hendy, Hundred House, Llandrindod Wells

Focus site project: The story of soya

Project aim:

To monitor the feeding of a TMR system incorporating soya based protein and using best practice guidelines for feeding ewes prior to lambing including:

  • the cost of feeding soya based protein in a TMR system compared with traditional compound feeding based on modelled feeding levels
  • the recording of lamb losses and benchmarking against previous years data and industry standard figures
  • the estimation of savings in labour compared with traditional feeding systems

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