With fertiliser price once again moving, it is important to remember the value of your organic manures, and balance your fertiliser application accordingly.
The concept of herd performance through Nutrition Driven Fertility, is not a new one. However the approach of joining up all the key people involved on farm has been one that has been more difficult to establish.
Does enhanced fertility really drive farm profit or is it a poison chalice? For such a long time now fertility improvement has been high on the agenda of most UK and undoubtedly most global dairy herds. Reality says that in general, fertility is still a major challenge with UK average pregnancy rate still at a miserable 14%.