Stronger roof trusses are allowing HerdHomes® to span up to 20m, so farms can retro-fit the Waikato firm’s roofs over existing yards and pads.
Northland’s Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year, brothers Ian and Tim Douglas, have in three years expanded further than most dairy farmers would in a lifetime.
When it comes to hit rate, the Douglas brothers from Titoki (Northland) shoot straight from the hip.
The saying ‘Do it once, do it right’ applies perfectly to a new farm conversion.
Expansion as part of a family succession plan is key for Kaikohe father and son dairy farmers Anthony and Peter Giesbers.
Clear roofs, active air movement and slatted floors with underlying effluent bunkers can substantially improve different types of traditional housing for dairy cows, both in New Zealand and around the world.
On-off grazing could help dairy farms in limbo under looming nitrate loss limits.
A covered feedpad from HerdHomes® has helped a Hikurangi farmer and sharemilker take care of pastures and keep workload and waste down.
Kiwi invention is offering more ‘dry’ options.
Patetonga farmers Peter and Mandy Paterson introduced a HerdHomes® to their farming system to ensure they were environmentally compliant.
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