West Drumlemble Farm

Code/ID: West Drumlemble

Organization: SRUC

Country: UK
Sub-Region:South West Scotland/Northern England

City: Campbeltown

Stocking Rate (LSU/ha): 2,20

Milk Yield per Cow (L): 8,070

Animal Feeding Based on: Grazing

Concentrates (Kg / Cow / Year): 2,209

Innovations and Strenghs: Rotational grazing, block calving, cow tracks, extended grazing season, pedometers (oestrus)

Main Farmers's objectives: Comfortable living with a comfortable lifestyle. High level of job satisfaction.

Detail Farms Description: A dairy farm working on a rotational grazing model with good use of cow tracks and paddock grazing to extend their grazing season. The farm covers 105 with a further 40 ha rented. In addition to the dairy herd the farm raises store cattle from their home bred beef cross dairy animals.