Purchased VF1850 in 2013 and hasn’t looked back. He previously had a forage wagon and says there is no comparison. Milk solids on their 500 pure breed Jerseys improved dramatically after going onto the Abbey feeder and now runs at 420kg MS/cow.Continue reading →
Phil is an agricultural contractor providing various services to farmers in the territory. He has an AP900 with greedy boards on top for additional capacity. “This machine works hard and is a machine of choice for my customers, particularly farmers emptying lagoons as it is sealed and can take liquid manure and spread perfectly over its spread width.Continue reading →
Davin has an impressive set up with 700 cows. He previously had paddle and horizontal feeders, and after lots of research looking at various other makes and brands available, he purchased the Abbey VF2850 with front cross conveyor (slat and chain) 18 months ago to open up feeding option on farm and make milk output and solids more consistent.Continue reading →
Richard Westlake, Northland, North Island, New Zealand – Mixed farmer with 800 dairy cows, beef enterprise and contracting work. He is not a typical New Zealand farmer in that he like to be self-sufficient and is always looking for ways to make some additional off-farm income.Continue reading →
Abbey Machinery Tanker and Tri-App
Stuart Honeyfield, Waitrow farms with his son and milks 350 cows. They run an impressive dairy enterprise and purchased an Abbey Tanker and Tri-App. Both he and his sons think it is fantastic (completely changed his slurry usage). Some of the benefits they see with the Tri-App include:Continue reading →
VF2850 feeding 900 cows daily in New Zealand
“It’s simply a great machine and consistently handles 10 tons of feed. We feed mainly maize silage, grass silage, palm kernel and molasses, but also add straw, minerals, and even kiwifruit, apples and bread when available.Continue reading →
VF1850 in New Zealand giving 60kg/head more milk solids
“We invested in an Abbey VF1850 feeder to efficiently feed 600 cows. We calve 3 times a year, so the feeder is used 365 days per year. It a great machine to handle any feed, the first cow on the feed pad gets the same as the last cow due to the consistency of mix.Continue reading →
2500 gallon open top Tanker in Iceland
“The Abbey open top 2500 gallon vacuum tanker does a superb job. It readily fills in minutes, has a very strong build and is so easy to use. We farm near the famous Eyjafjallajökull volcano, which is a challenge with 200 stock, mainly milkers. We purchased the Abbey Tanker from Kraftvélar ehf distributor in Iceland and we haven’t looked back”, Núpur Farm, Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland.
Abbey 2500R Slurry Tanker
Taranaki agricultural contractor James Green is “absolutely rapt” with the Abbey 2500R Slurry Tanker that is about to complete its first full season in his fleet.
“The quality is right up there. It is a strong, well-built machine and is extremely reliable. This is the first year I have run it for a whole season, and I haven’t had to do a thing to it.”Continue reading →