Trials have shown a good response from finishing cattle at grass by supplementing with 2.5-3 kg of meal per day — if excellent quality grass is available at all times.
However, if excellent quality is not available, it will be necessary to feed up to 6 kg/day to heavy heifers or steers that are close to finish.read more
Milk yield and composition, along with the cow’s health and fertility status are the key areas that need to be considered when formulating a dairy ration. Improved herd fertility plays an important role in overall profitability. Correct inclusion of minerals and vitamins is essential to achieve good conception rates.read more
Southern Milling Ltd are brand leaders for high quality dairy feeds. Our broad range of consistently, top performing diets have gained an unchallenged reputation for success among generations of Irish dairy farmers.read more
To compliment our feed range at Southern Milling, we are delighted to launch Milkistart to our customers.
Milkistart is Southern Millings own brand milk replacer formulated and manufactured to the highest standards. Milkistart is fortified with a blend of nutritional ingredients designed to enhance nutrient uptake leading to better growth and healthier calves.read more
Premium quality minerals and vitamins and select additives are included to boost animal health and rumen efficiency. These help maximise output and improve farm profitability. Extremely high standards are adhered to in sourcing the raw materials. This is the cornerstone to the high performance you can expect when using the finished product on farm from Southern Milling.read more
Southern Milling have formulated a high quality finishing ration which is competitivly priced and includes a unique additive to optimise feed conversion efficiency.read more
A major advantage with the robotic milking system is that it allows Dairy farmers to get the most from their cows and land. Individual cows can be allocated concentrates on a feed to yield system which allows their nutritional requirements to be met and in turn, the cows milk output to reach its full potential.read more
We have received a lot of positive feedback about our recently launched Hi Fertility Breeder Supreme Dairy Nut. Users are reporting improved submission and conception rates as well as greater milk solids %. Cow body condition is also a noted improvement on many farms.read more
The improvement of cow genetic merit over recent years has resulted in cows with an exceptionally high production potential; this potential can only be exploited successfully if these cows achieve high nutrient intakes.read more