VF1250 handles a wide variety of feeds, including one tonne of pot ale syrup at its ease

 VF1250 handles a wide variety of feeds, including one tonne of pot ale syrup at its ease

Polish beef producer Hubert Pejka, who finishes 300 cattle (sucklers and beef combined) at 750-850kg weights in 18-24 months. The animals eat 35kg/head/day on a diet made up of sugar beet, grass silage, lucerne silage, hay, maize silage, grains, liquid from alcohol production and straw. Interestingly he also grows 20ha of carrots and other crops on his farm. He invested in an Abbey VF1250 in 2017 to allow him to mix an even greater volume of feeds and get the feeding task completed quicker. “Since getting the VF1250, I am so pleased with how well it mixes maize, lucerne silage, hay, beet, blend and pot ale syrup into a delicious nutritious mix. The machine mixes very well and empties in minutes. The company helped me initially to get the machine going and I haven’t looked back since. Our cattle are finishing quicker than before. The feeder is doing faster mixing, working on a smaller tractor, using far less diesel (which is saving lots of money on diesel costs) and giving a better mix of dry and wet material. Its been a great addition to our farm enterprise” concludes Hubert.

Hurbert Pejka, Chraplewo, 89-200 Szubin, Poland