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.

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VF2850 mixes 10 tons and is very well built

VF2850 mixes 10 tons and is very well built

The Wallings run a 900 cows dairy farm in Waikato region in NZ. They purchased an Abbey VF2850 from Waikato Tractors to handle 2 x 10 ton loads per day. Their previous machine was not able to handle it. “We chose the Abbey because it was the strongest on the market. It handles the toughest conditions, and is constructed using the highest grades of materials”.

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Abbey VF2000 has been a game changer for our farm business

Abbey VF2000 has been a game changer for our farm business

South African meat producer Pedras Taljaard is at the top of his game. He runs a herd of Drakensberger cattle on his feedlot. They are a breed that are indigenous to South Africa, renowned as a medium-frame beef animal with a smooth coat, long and deep body with a mild temperament. Pedras visited Ireland to see the Abbey Factory and the technology that was on offer. He invested in a [...] Continue reading →

Animal Health, Balanced Diet and Good Farm Husbandry are Winning Combinations on Australian Feedlot

Ron Markvovi is in his seventies and runs a farm for an Italian builder based in Sydney. The farm is on the outskirts of Mossvale, a very picturesque town in New South Wales.

There is very little that Ron doesn’t know about feeding cattle, after his 19 years running this beef feedlot. “To me it is all about minding the animals, caring for them and feeding them correctly to get the most from them”, remarks Ron.

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Well Balanced and Easy to Tow 3000g Tanker

Matt and Josh Stanton live in the very impressive plains of Southern Alps near Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand. They run 900 cows with milk solids of 500kg/cow/year. This is the upper limit of where they want to go as they believe higher milk solids that put too much pressure on the cow and they are less healthy and are harder to go in calf.

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2500 Gallon Tanker Fills in 3 Minutes

Greg Morris from Sefton, North Centerbury, South Island, New Zealand is currently at an expansion phase on his dairy farm having increased cow numbers by 30% to 360 over the past year. This has involved infrastructural changes and management changes to facilitate the higher work load. He invested in an Abbey Tandem axle 2500 tanker with a 6 inch auto fill arm for added convenience while loading.

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AP900 Spreader is a winner

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.

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VF2850 has helped us to raise the bar

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.

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2500 Gallon Open Top Tanker in Iceland

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.

2500R Abbey Slurry Tanker

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.”

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