Dec 4, 2013, 10:26 AM

Congratulations to the early bird draw winners: Mr Swift, Staffordshire; Mr Biggins, Sheffield; Mr Gemmel, South Yorkshire; Mr Myatt, Staffordshire; Mr Entwhistle, Lancashire. Each win a Massey Feeds FiMLAC jacket.Customers who order feed with options on delivery days are automatically entered into the draw, which takes place every month.


Dec 2, 2013, 6:22 PM

The East Coast Truckers 28th Children’s Convoy took place over the Bank Holiday weekend in August.The Convoy started with one driver and his son riding “up front” in the cab and has mushroomed since then. All the children have special needs and this event is a unique opportunity.Massey Feeds’ own Matthew Jones was invited to join the…


Dec 2, 2013, 5:45 PM

Carbon footprints affect us all and we are no exception. As an energy intensive business, we are always looking at ways in which we can be more efficient and investigate opportunities to make energy cost savings.We consulted with Warrington-based local energy efficiency specialists Renewables 4 Business. It was soon apparent that our…


Dec 2, 2013, 5:15 PM

Massey Feeds customer Mark Ireland, Heys Farm, Whalley came away from the Skipton Christmas Show as the winner with his pen of Prime Fat Lambs - many congratulations Mark.They are fed on Massey ProGrow Pellets and his lambs were not only winners but received the top price on the day.


Aug 20, 2013, 1:30 PM

Matthew Jones and the team were present at the recent Donington Truck Show held at Donington Park on 17th and 18th August. Against over 30 vehicles in the class, Matthew came away with a third place in the prestigious Custom Truck award. Well done Matthew!His truck was sporting the brand new FiMLAC head board - look out for this lit up when…


Jul 16, 2013, 11:19 AM

As we all enjoy a bit of hot weather and fantastic conditions for getting silage in and hay made, spare a moment to consider the impact on your cows.Heat stress is defined as when the Temperature Humidity Index (THI) is at or above 72. Severe heat stress occurs when this is above 90. The chart below gives temperatures and humidity levels and…


Jun 20, 2013, 10:01 AM

Another fantastic event this year for the Massey team. Over 400 milk shakes were given out to the very young (and not so young) who milked our faithful wooden cow - an attraction that has become a regular hit with many visitors.The BBC were filming the Show, for it's 175th year celebration. The Massey stand featured quite well!Click…


Jun 13, 2013, 4:49 PM

Grass - know your enemy! Are your butterfats dropping? More reports are coming through about this annual problem. What can be done?Well, first we need to look at what is causing it. Milk fat is relatively easily and quickly manipulated, which is both good and bad.Grass is a great source of long-chain polyunsaturaed fats that are…


Jun 6, 2013, 4:45 PM

The National Sheep Association event North Sheep 2013 proved a very busy day, when it was held this year at Crimple Head Farm, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate, on Wednesday 5th June. The Massey Team were there in force, having a great opportunity to discuss all aspectes of sheep farming and feeding with customers new and old. The main topics…


May 28, 2013, 4:40 PM

The Shropshire Truck Show proved a winning venue for the Massey drivers, coming away with the Best Fleet in Show award. This prestigious event was held over the weekend of 11th & 12th May 2013 at the West Mid Showground, near Shrewsbury.Against competitiopn of almost 400 other vehicles, the Massey team of Matthew Jones, Bam-Bam and…