2100 Twin Tub: Alan Parkinson, of Liscoe Farm, near Preston, Lancashire
When Liscoe Farm near Preston in Lancashire started expanding its dairy herd, it needed a bigger feeder – and the Abbey 2100 Twin Tub fit the bill perfectly.
As well as a few sheep, the farm has nearly 600 cows, so the machine has its work cut out for it.
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VF1250: EI & JL Metcalf, of Kilngate Farm, Welton, Cumbria
Simon Metcalf is over the moon with his new Abbey feeder. Not only does it do a good job, but it’s saving him money – a vital consideration at a time when dairy farmers are struggling to make a profit.
“It’s brilliant,” he says. “It makes a perfect mix for the cows, it’s a quick mixing machine and it’s handy, just the right height for our buildings. We had another brand [...] Continue reading →
VF2050T Diet Feeder – producing consistent results
“Our 300 cows are milked three times per day and produce 10,500 litres annually. We need to get the diet right for these high output cows. The Abbey VF2050 rapidly produces very consistent mixes and helps us do exacting diets to maximise performance. In fact its vital to the smooth running of our dairy operation”, Peter Hewitt, Batty Hill Farm, Cockerham, Lancaster, United Kingdom.
Reliable and easy to use Twin Tub
“We needed an easy to drive twin feeder, with low profile to load as we have a kid steer and is easy to use to feed 500 cows on our two farms. Reliability was key as it has to be up to challenging feeding tasks. We’re certainly impressed so far”, David Coulthard, Chalkside Farm, Rosley, Cumbria, United Kingdom.
High mix quality on UK farm
“We invested in a VF1500 Diet Feeder to drive dry matter intakes, have the versatility to handle any feed and to rapidly mix feeds into a palatable feed. The feeder was competitively priced, effortlessly handles high DM feeds and produces a consistent mix rapidly. We now take a more scientific approach to feeding our stock – thanks to Abbey”, Rod McBean, North Shrophsire, United Kingdom.
When Andrew Deacon wanted to get a new feeder for his dairy farm, he decided to get an Abbey: it fit the bill and the price was right.
The VF1450SD is a vertical mixer that can handle all animal feed ingredients.
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