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Self-propelled mixer wagons have the potential to significantly cut labour, fuel and machinery running costs, according to feeder specialist Strautmann.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Franks Curtis to their Strautmann and OPICO grassland machinery dealer network.
OPICO are delighted to confirm the appointment of a full time office administrator, Karen Dowie.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Johnsons of Cheadle to their Strautmann dealer network.
Demo days for self-propelled diet feeders will show not just the improvements in ration-mixing and efficiencies, but also how a unique contract hire package makes them economically feasible for just 250 cows.
OPICO has promoted Angus Steven to a new role as After Sales Director. Angus will be responsible for customer support across the extensive range of OPICO brands, including SKY, HE-VA, Maschio, Gaspardo and Strautmann.
It is essential to practice good clamp hygiene. The efficiency of Strautmann's Self Propelled diet feeder's milling head means less wastage at the clamp face and a cleaner tighter clamp face. Read why it is so important to minimise air ingress.
The NEW Giga Vitesse 02 range has a 2.25m pick up, new side augers and 44 knives feeding a 1.54m rotor to give a 35mm chop.
Adding a forage wagon into the fleet may be a relatively new move for some silaging contractors, but, operating with two forage wagons, a Yorkshire business requires less labour and less fuel than self-propelled forager and trailer systems.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Cooks Midlands to their Strautmann dealer network. Based at Stanton under Bardon in Leicestershire, the new dealership is ideally located to support OPICO's existing Strautmann customers in the Midlands.
As well as costing less to mix rations and feed the herd on a daily basis, this machine comes with a bespoke, monthly, serviced hire package which replaces the need for capital investment.
Three years ago, Somerset farmer & Verti-Mix owner Darren Coombes switched from using an off-the-shelf parlour concentrate to one tailor-made to balance the TMR and support higher milk yields without fertility loss.
Strautmann self-propelled diet feeders bring opportunities to improve efficiencies in time, labour, fuel and more accurate ration mixing. Uniquely OPICO is offering a contract hire package which negates the need for large capital investment and instead spreads the cost monthly over 3, 4 or 5 year terms.
OPICO has appointed two new Territory Managers, Gordon Hickie & Jamie Brett to cover Scotland and Northern England, expanding the team to reflect the company’s increasing customer base and portfolio of products.
See the new 6.3m HE-VA Sward Rejuvenator, an OPICO Sward Lifter, and two Strautmann forage wagons in action at Grassland & Muck '17
OPICO has appointed Helen Selkin in a newly created role as Marketing Manager.
OPICO has appointed Rob Immink to head up the Maschio Gaspardo sales team across the UK.
New features which add strength and functionality to the Strautmann Super Vitesse forage wagons also make them suitable for use as trailers for maize harvests.
OPICO has appointed Chris Carter in a new role to expand the technical and sales support.
Tim West runs an agricultural contracting business which includes the cutting of 8000 acres of grass for silage. His fleet of forage machinery includes two forage wagons which give him flexibility in silage-making operations and enable better quality silage to be made at less cost.