Mobile Mill and Mix Service – Quality Feeds Made On Your Farm

mobile mill and mixEquipped with the most modern and technologically advanced Buschhoff machines, B&W Feeds has over 30 years experience in the mobile mill and mix industry, with both conventional and organic farms.  The service is quick, clean and accurate enabling our customers to utilise their home grown produce, or that of a neighbours if they cannot grown their own.  Indeed, we now have a good number of customers buying in their grain in order to obtain the benefits of home mixing, including superior feed and control over the ingredients.

The service produces fully traceable feed and reduces feed miles significantly, increasingly important in today’s market for producers and their customers.

Quality is key to the service we offer; we are full members of UFAS and the Assured Land-Based Contractors (NAAC) schemes.  We are also the only mill mix operator to be certified by Organic Farmers & Growers to process in accordance with organic standards.

Why Should I Use B&W Mill & Mix Services?

  • know exactly what you are feeding your animals
  • benefit from our FREE ration advice service and have diets that meet the EXACT needs of your animals
  • full utilisation of your home grown crops
  • protect yourself against the volatility of the raw material market
  • flexible discharge – into bins, onto floors, into bags or trailers…your choice!
  • complete traceability
  • fully accredited service – UFAS, NAAC and OF&G assured
  • reduce your feed miles and carbon footprint

Ration Support

We are proud of the service we provide to our customers. Part of this is to provide nutrition support if required. This can be a simple stand alone diet or part of a more detailed feeding plan taking into account other key elements such as forage analysis. This service is completely free of charge to our mill and mix customers. Please click on the species type below for further information.

Poultry

chickenAccuracy is key for poultry nutrition and our mills are certified accurate to 1:100,000. We understand that it can be a big step to mill your own feed; Cost saving up to £30 per tonne can be achieved, even if you have to buy in the cereal. We are certified with the Land Based Assured Contractor Scheme. This ensures compliance with the Lion Code of Practice. We are well versed in helping our customers through the audit process and will provide an experienced member of staff to guide you as and when required as a part of our services.

Our Philosophy with poultry feed is quite simple; just take 5 ingredients!

wheat / soya / mineral premix / limestone / soya oil

These raw material combined will make excellent rations and you remain in complete control at all times. We can provide nutrition support if required. Additionally, we are registered with the VMD; this means that we are licensed to add medicines subject to the necessary script being raised.

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Pigs

pig

In the tough economic climate that UK pig farmers find themselves in, home mixing provides a way of controlling and reducing feed costs. Cost savings of up to £30 per tonne can be achieved, even if you have to buy in the cereal.

As for poultry, our philosophy for pig feed is quiet simple, just take 5 ingredients!

wheat / barley / mineral premix / soya / soya oil

Of course, you are not limited to these raw materials; we can help you formulate the diets that you want. Additionally, we are registered with the VMD; this means that we are licensed to add medicine subject to the necessary scripts being raised.

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Sheep

sheepOur recommended sheep rations would typically contain some or all of the following ingredients:

your cereal / sugarbeet pulp / rape meal / hipro soya / sheep mineral / salt / molasses

We routinely mix for in lamb ewes, with special diets recommended for ewes with triplets. We also mix lamb creep and finally lamb finisher rations. Depending on ration, we can use up to 65% of your cereal to achieve a good diet. Supplementary products such as sugarbeet, rape and soya can be provided in bags. Minerals and salt can be supplied in as little as 25kg bags. Molasses, for palatability and dust suppression, is routinely carried on our machines and dosed at the required rate.

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Beef

beefThere are many available options for the beef farmer. Some customers simply choose to have straight cereal rolled; others have cereal with added molasses for palatability and dust suppression. You may also consider a complete finisher ration. This will usually include:

your cereal / a protein source such as soya, rape, urea or BW concentrate / mineral / molasses

Supplementary products such as BW concentrate, rape and soya can be provided in bags. Minerals and urea can be supplied in as little as 25kg bags. Molasses is routinely carried on our machines and dosed at the required rate. In addition, we can add other products such as Actisaf Yeast or Suplex mould inhibitor.

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Dairy

dairyGetting the most from your dairy cows is a must in these challenging economic times. We usually base rations on the following ingredients:

your cereals / a protein source such as soya or rape / sugarbeet pulp / mineral / molasses

We can make specific rations for different age groups in your herd. For example, for calves, we might add some flaked maize for additional palatability. This is carried on our machines in 25kg bags so you don’t need to buy a whole pallet. We also stock different mineral premixes such as dry cow, maize silage balancer or a simple general purpose cattle all in 25kg bags. The choice and flexibility is yours.

We can also use rumen buffers such as limestone, Acid Buf or Alkacarb. Or maybe you would like to add Actisaf Yeast? No problem, they are all available in small bags for you to buy as much as you need. Molasses and Soya Oil are carried on the machine as required.

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Organic

New Organic Logo

As the only organically registered mill and mix services, we are proud of our credentials to understand and service organic farmers. We have strict protocols in place to ensure that your organic integrity is maintained and all of our staff are specifically trained in processing for organic farmers. We can supply supplementary products as follows from our dedicated organic store:

Organic Soya Expeller / Organic Rape Expeller / Organic Lucerne Pellets / Organic Maize / Organic Peas / Beans / Organic Sunflower Expeller / Organic Cereals

We are also able to provide organic approved minerals and other agricultural approved inputs such as limestone, calcined Magnesite, dicalcium phosphate, salt etc.

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Contact our friendly staff to find out how we can help you and your livestock tel:01258 830 100