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Benefits of Feeding Chestnutt’s Calf Starter Pellets

Benefits to Feeding a Specific Calf Starter Feed!
The first weeks of a calf’s life represent a huge opportunity to improve the overall performance of the dairy herd. Improved growth rate as a calf will equate to increased milk yield as a cow. Chestnutt Calf Starter Pellets are specifically formulated to give calves the best possible start.

Trial Report – Is NIS the Tool For You?

For many ‘high performing’ ruminant diets, providing enough effective fibre to balance high starch levels, without depressing intakes is an all too common challenge. With many facing such predicaments, Chestnutt Feeds conducted a month-long trial of Nutritionally Improved Straw (NIS) Pellets on the farm of a County Antrim dairy customer.

Established in 1953, this family run mill has a lifetime of experience in producing a wide range of high quality feeds, to meet the needs of dairy, beef cattle and sheep, at all stages of life.

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