Our 2015 BFBC Brochure Advert.
September was the date for the second herd inspection along with an open day at Kirkby to see cows, young stock and Robots in action. We were pleased to receive so many visitors from over the Irish Sea as well as from all around the UK . After coffee and a few words of welcome […]
Just before our annual TB test last March we sent one of our old dears off to the abattoir where her carcase was condemned! Unfit for human consumption. Despite living in the same airspace as all the others, breathing bacteria all over the rest , not one was infected with TB as was proven a […]
Open day Wednesday September the 3rd 2014. An opportunity to inspect our herd and watch the robots do their thing! 11am start! At Middlefields Farm, Stoke Rd, Hinckley LE103EA
Read more about our visit from the Farmers Guardian and some of the changes we have made at Middlefields farm. Read the full article here
100 Tonne Milk Production Kirkby Patricia 12 Is currently in her 9th lactation and has gone through 100 tonne of milk production: Pedigree information An unregistered bull is currently available from her. Herd classification November 2013 We had four cows classified BFE for the first time, along with 10 BFVG at our latest classification.
We had high hopes of completing Phase Two of our redevelopment (putting in another segregation yard and extending our cubicle building to replace those we sacrificed to position the Robots, as well as reseeding land needed for grazing) last Spring, BEFORE the deluge arrived. First cut silage on Kirkby Fields Farm was even completed on […]
We installed two Fullwood Merlin 225 Robots to milk Kirkby British Friesians last July. Our existing milking parlour was past it’s sell by date. We had updated as much as we could with new feeders and pipework over the years but it was just not big enough any more. Cows were having to stand too […]