At Tamar Milling we offer a different option for your dairy nutrition. Show us a standard dairy farm, with standard forages, where the farmer wants to produce a standard milk yield of standard compositional milk quality for a standard contract and we will produce a standard range of dairy blends.
The three simple rules of trouble-free blend
Molasses of between 2 & 4 percent inclusion
Make it today – deliver it tomorrow
Find a supplier that always follows rule 1 & 2
Blends in Bins?
We have recently hosted three farmer groups on visits around the mill. Each group contained people that had blown blended feed into a bulk bin once maybe years ago and still regretted it. Horror stories of blend going solid, or bridging and not running seemed commonplace.
There are two reasons why feed won’t run out if a bin.
1.Too much fin dust. Compacted flour will not run, cut it with a knife and it stands up vertically.
2. Molasses. Either too much, or more commonly the molasses is still sticky. Newly made blends need to stand overnight and let the molasses get absorbed by the other ingredients, then you have materiel that is not sticky and has no fine material. It will run as well as pellets and probably better than pellets that are heavily coated or delivered warm.
Cows can eat enough in the parlour…………
Feed intakes during milking are the same if not better, provided you only use palatable high quality ingredients we use such as barley, maize, wheat distiller pellets, 6mm UK sugar beet, Hipro Soya and accurately mixed molasses.
Is to use the flexibility of our blending plant to give customers the opportunity to fine tune their herd nutrition.
We offer the ability to produce bespoke blends from high quality raw materials.
Blends can be formulated to complement your own forages and other home grown feeds such as cereals or fodder beet.
Option of incorporating minerals, yeast or rumen protected fats and proteins.
Easily fine tuned to changes in forage quality
Blends delivered, as required, has a major cashflow advantage over large loads of individual straights.
Forage analysis and ration formulation service to ensure we are meeting your production goals most cost effectively.
Feed market intelligence
To help you plan your business input costs we can keep you regularly informed of feed material future market movements by email and how forward contracts for finished feeds are currently priced. This gives you the option to contract your feed requirements with us on the day the raw material market takes a dip, rather than when the rep decides to call in. In today’s volatile commodity markets timing of purchasing decisions can easily make a £30/tonne (1p / litre for some systems) saving in feed costs over the winter.
Calf and Youngstock feeds
Our range of calf and youngstock feeds have proven particularly effective in ensuring fleshy dairy heifers that reach growth targets without laying down harmful fat reserves.