Technical articles

At Kelvin Cave Ltd we aim to be at the cutting edge of technical advances and improved knowledge in the field of home-grown feed processing and preservation and to pass this information and new product knowledge on to our customers.

We hope you find these articles featuring some of the scientific facts and recent research, of interest.

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Cereal harvest begins in Devon in mid-June

The combine was out last Friday afternoon (15 June) in Cullompton, Devon where beef and arable farmer, Roger Adams, has...

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Crimping – It’s all about thinking inside the box

The complete crimping package CrimpSafe 300 and CrimpSafe Hi-Dry CrimpSafe 300 ensures a controlled fermentation and maximum nutrient retention for...

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Close-up on Wholecrop

Reserve forage stocks have been used up completely or severely depleted in many parts of the country and, for many,...

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Bean silage and crimp drive profits in beef

  Brothers, Martin and Richard Grix, have found a niche in the beef industry involving finishing cull cows as they...

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Is the use of urea or urea-containing additives really the way forward to preserve home-grown high-moisture cereals?

  Dr Horst Auerbach, International Silage Consultancy (ISC), Wettin-Löbejünthe considers wether the use of urea or urea-containing additives is really...

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To crimp or not to crimp by Lizz Clarke, LC Beef Nutrition

  Having worked independently in beef nutrition for 14 years, I can certainly say that crimping grain has made a...

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