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Dairy Consultancy and Farm AdvicePicture-©-Stephen Shepherd

Whatever your challenges, from practical to strategic, we have the expertise to help you get the best from your farm.

Our team of Agricultural Consultants and Associates bring their skills and expertise to your door wherever you farm in the UK. Their advice is backed up by the latest research from Kingshay’s independent trials and data, keeping you up to date and abreast of the latest developments in the UK dairy industry.

All of our Consultants come from practical farming backgrounds and have agricultural qualifications. With our own team located across the country and our network of independent associates, you are never far from a Kingshay adviser keen to help you get the best from your farm resources.

Our key aim is to provide you with well researched, independent and practical advice, allowing you to make real improvements to your farming operations.

“Kingshay consultants have helped us make real progress. They combine their technical knowledge and experience with an ability to analyse any aspect of our business and find a practical way forward that makes a real difference to bottom line profitability.”
Neil Christensen – Somerset


Our Consultants understand the challenges you face. Their role is to make your life easier and your farm more profitable.

Feeding – Balanced rations for your milking cows, dry cows and youngstock.

Fertility – Analysis of records and advice on practical ways to improve herd fertility.

Soils, forage, fertiliser, NVZ and grazing planning - Managing the resources on your farm is key to maximising your profits and saving cash.

Business strategy and planning - Milk production forecasting, cashflows and development of business plans.

Cost control – With Kingshay Dairy Manager costings.

Other enterprises – Advice and planning on environmental stewardship schemes, energy efficiency, other livestock and arable enterprises.

Put our consultants to the test – whether you need your herd nutrition sorting out, fertiliser and forage plans in place or a detailed budget for the bank manager – our team can help you.

Our Consultants:

P & L Consulting - Experts in a wide variety of farm disciplines, including Farm Building Design, Business & Nutritional Advice, NVZs and Organic Farming, Financial Monitoring and Grant Funding.

- Phil Clarke - Business & Nutritional Advice

Peter Slark - Business and Financial Planning, combined with Grassland Management

- Will Phillips - Agriculturalist with specialist buildings and cow housing knowledge

Diana Allen Ruminant nutrition and management, whole farm financial management

Mike Feneley - Dairy Technical consultancy, Business Consultancy, Grants and Diversification

John Bennett - Financial monitoring, nutrition, grassland and forage , FACTS qualified

Paul Robinson Financial Monitoring

David Owen - Financial, Technology, Soils, NVZ, IACS, compliance

Graeme Smith - Nutrition / Production Systems esp. Robotic Milking

Brian Leggat - Milk Quality including Bactoscans, Thermoduric counts and SCC’s and best practice for reducing antibiotic residue failures

David Pettitt - Financial Monitoring, Dairy Nutrition, Building design, Mastitis control, Nutrient plans, and soil health. Parlour issues and stray voltage. Environmental schemes

Simon Smith - Nutrition, business planning, staff management, financial budgeting and scenario modelling

At Kingshay, we recognise that every farm is different, which is why we offer a tailored service to meet your needs.

Our consultants will agree an advice package with you and visit your farm as frequently as needed, keeping a watching brief in between visits.