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 Gloucestershire on last day of June

The combine was in full swing on the last day of June in South Gloucestershire where beef and arable farmer,...

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Cut out the middleman to reduce risk in grain storage

Cereal growers have been reminded of the importance of self-reliance, following the recent closure of a Scottish grain merchant, which...

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Switching of feeding system transforms beef performance

Feeding crimped grain and higher quality silage has increased beef growth rates and brought forward finishing, raising profitability on a...

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Wholecrop boost for milk from forage

Addressing the challenges of conserving wholecrop cereals has lifted milk from forage on a coastal, Cumbrian farm. Producing milk from...

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Record growth rates from cost-cut rations

Scottish beef producer, Gordon Smith, set himself the target of cutting costs of production by £200 for every animal reared...

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Making the most of what you’ve got

With the cost of feed and other farm inputs rising, taking a whole farm approach when planning for your livestock...

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