Feeding Lambs this Winter. What are you looking for?

Good all round ration for finishing and growing?

Maze Lamb. High starch for maximising weight gain and quality protein for good frame development. Includes ammonium chloride so safe for tups. Available as nuts and pellets. If only one feed bin on farm can be used to feed cattle and ewes in mid pregnancy as well but added copper and

Raw Material Market Update

A number of factors have combined to push down prices on the international commodity markets. The global 2015 harvests have produced generally good yields and demand is lacklustre, oil and ethanol prices are drifting lower. However there are some factors pushing the other way including the dollar strengthening against the Euro and Sterling, poor crop establishment in Russia

Opening of Wigton Country Store

Thank you to everyone who supported the opening of the new Wigton Country store.  A great crowd turned up to see Carrs Group CEO, Tim Davies welcome all our customers, and officially open the store, the 30th addition to the group.  All visitors enjoyed a BBQ and refreshments, along with special offers, and a chance to

New additions to the range: Big X 530 and Big X 630

Introducing its new Big X 530 and 630 models, Krone is expanding its portfolio in the mid-range power bracket by two new 530hp and 626hp machines. All BiG X family members feature the new MaxFlow drum and the VariQuick quick change system for switching quickly between the grass duct and the corn conditioner as standard. StreamControl crop

Shropshire Farmer wins £1000 prize

Barry Rees (Carrs Billington), Richard Boyd (Middle Morrey Farm), Ben Helm (AB Neo).

Richard Boyd (Middle Morrey Farm, Whitchurch) has won £1000 of AB Neo ruminant products by entering a prize draw at UK Dairy Day in Telford.

Commenting on his win, Richard Boyd said, “These things never usually happen to me so

Wet Maize Silage? Some ideas from Carrs Billington

There is a lot of wet maize silage being harvested at the moment, particularly on wetter land where farmers have concerns about harvesting now the weather has changed and if winter crops need to be sown very soon.

Maize silage, when harvested at 25% dry matter and below, can be very acidic. Care is needed when introducing significant

Moocall; monitoring cow & calf for you

Attach Moocall to a cows tail, and receive a text alert approx. 1 hour before she calves.


  • New Technology for Farming
  • Works anywhere in the world
  • Uses network agnostic M2M chip that works in the lowest signal areas
  • Rechargeable battery that lasts up to 30days
  • Alerts up to 2 mobile phone numbers
  • No additional hardware required
  • After calving just move to the next cow



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Long Service Awards for Carrs Billington staff at the Westmorland Show

Ian Powley, Peter Gorst and Ted Longton of Carrs Billington all received long service awards at this year’s Westmorland Show for their valued contribution to the local farming community over many decades.
Ian joined Carrs Farm Foods in 1985 after 10 years working on farm. He started as a feed specialist under Gary Mountain but enjoyed selling

Krone UK Dealer of the Year 2015

Pictured “Ian Gate of Carrs Billington receives Krone UK Dealer of the Year award from Marcus Oliver of Krone UK and Wilhelm Voss of Krone GMBH.

Carrs Billington have been awarded Krone UK Ltd ‘Dealer of the Year’ award for the second year running. Awarded in recognition of Carrs’ continued commitment to

Raw Material Market Update

Raw material markets have started to rise again at the moment. Concerns over dryness in the USA and Russia, El Nino weather pattern building in the Pacific and a drop in the value of Sterling against the
dollar have all contributed. However, markets are not racing away and with the US soya harvest still to come plus high