We work extremely closely with both national and international specialists’ suppliers exploring new ideas and feeding systems. Their research and development coupled with our considerable nutritional expertise enable us to formulate products using the latest advances in nutrition.
The benefits of choosing Thompsons feeds for your livestock...
Quality Raw Materials
Our diets have been expertly developed using only the best raw materials to deliver maximum feed efficiency.
Thompsons high performance feeds are formulated to a stringent set of fixed constraints, ensuring maximum consistency and premium quality.
Whatever your requirements, Thompsons manufacture and supply the complete spectrum of meals, pellets, nuts and rolls.
Thompsons highly dedicated team work closely with every customer to provide a comprehensive service that helps deliver the most from their farming business.
Prompt, clear and accurate pricing helps you make informed buying decisions.
A total ration or a book of selected raw materials can be compiled.
The Latest Advances
We work closely with national and international specialists to enable us to formulate products that utilise the very latest advances in nutrition.
Locally Sourced & Locally Supplied
Based right in the centre of one of the UK’s finest arable regions, Thompsons of York source premium quality raw materials locally; reducing food miles, cutting emissions and ensuring our customers avoid excess haulage charges.
We manufacture and supply dairy feeds that provide all of the essential nutrients necessary for top performance milk yield, milk quality, cow health & fertility.
Each feed is designed to successfully balance and maximise the use of home grown forage to enable milk producers to confidently meet today's demanding milk yield and quality.
Renowned for our exceptional high standards of nutrition and excellent palatability, the dairy feeds that we supply are manufactured to exacting physical quality standards in our UFAS approved mill.
Suppliers of renowned specialist cattle rearing and finisher feeds designed to maintain rumen health, improve feed efficiency and maximise daily live weight gain to meet the requirements of your enterprise and the demands of the market.
Renowned for their exceptional high standards of nutrition and excellent palatability, the cattle rearer and beef finisher feeds that we supply are manufactured to exacting physical quality standards in our UFAS approved mill.
Calf feeds are vitally important as the animal’s potential is determined at day one. Thompsons have a range of expertly formulated calf feeds to give calves the best possible start.
Containing excellent sources of high-quality fibre which are effective in enhancing rumen development and cereals to provide starch and energy to aid papillae development in the rumen.
Essential vitamins and trace minerals have been carefully selected to support healthy bone and frame growth whilst a good level of Vitamin E helps boost the immune system.
Our high protein and mineral concentrate enable the farmers to utilise their own cereals while providing the animal the nutrition they need.
Our Grain Balancer range contains high levels of rumen-degradable protein along with expertly balanced essential vitamins and minerals in order to help production cattle meet their genetic potential.
Our Pro-Mix coarse feed range are specially designed to be highly palatable and digestible ideal for young, pedigree and show livestock.
With high levels of extremely palatable materials such as flaked peas, maize and beans and cooked flaked barley these diets promote intakes in order to maximise daily liveweight gains.
Since opening our blending facility in 2010, we have developed an expertly balanced range of feeds designed to maximise productivity and feed efficiency on every beef and dairy farm.
Using our analysis service Thompsons dedicated Feed Sales Specialists can develop a feeding programme that effectively balances nutritional requirements, silage, straights and other feeds.
To complement your blend we also supply an extensive range of minerals that are exclusive to Thompsons of York, along with a selection of liquid co-products and molasses.
Thompsons market an exclusive range of top selling mineral additives.
Drawing on the respected nutritional know-how of the Company’s specialist team, Thompsons mineral mixes and balancers have been formulated to match the special needs of cattle at every stage of development.
Minerals contain a mix of antioxidant blend of polyphenols carefully combined to maximise bioavailability and distribution to support fertility, vitality and immune system in cattle.
Thompsons offer an extensive range of liquid feed co-products and molasses to reduce dust, improve palatability and provide an excellent protein and energy source.
Ask your Thompsons Feed Sales Specialist to discuss the options available.
Thompsons high performance compound feeds for pigs are trusted by farmers across the North of England for their great value and sound nutrition.
Our sow diets are expertly balanced to meet the requirements of the hyperprolific sow and our highly digestible, high nutrient link, grower and finisher diets are designed to meet the growth potential of the modern Genotype.
Our Pig Specialists analyse many factors such as genetic leanness, environment, feed consumption patterns and carcass characteristics when putting together a nutritional program that is designed to finish pigs efficiently with the aim of achieving consistency for buyers and pork processors.
However, we know that every farming system is different so we also have the flexibility at Thompsons to manufacture bespoke diets to match individual requirements.
We work extremely closely with both national and international specialist suppliers exploring new ideas and feeding systems. Their research and development coupled with our considerable nutritional expertise enables us to formulate products using the latest advances in pig nutrition.
We also offer flexibility in the purchase of raw materials. Many farmers like to have the option of purchasing particular raw materials at a time and a price that they deem to be beneficial. Several buying decisions can be made to purchase a tonne of feed. Essentially, a customer can have their own book.
Our expertly designed starter diets are formulated to
meet the nutritional requirements of the growing
bird. Giving the birds the very best start to their
productive life which will enable them to reach their
optimum when they come into lay.
Only high-quality raw materials are formulated into our poultry range making them highly digestible diets designed to provide the nutrients for rearing pullets.
Diets are available in mini pellets, crumbles, short cut pellets and meals to ensure feed intakes are at their optimum. Balanced dietary fibre and course grains are included to develop and enhance gizzard function and performance.
We also specialise in Split Feeding, a revolutionary feeding system that expertly matches nutrient requirement to maximise productivity whilst saving money on farm.
We supply a wide range of sheep feeds that are designed to maximise ewe productivity and ensure lambs grow strong and healthy with ideal growth rates.
Renowned for their exceptional high standards of nutrition and excellent palatability, the ewe and lamb feeds that we supply are manufactured to exacting physical quality standards in our UFAS approved mill.
Thompsons of York is an independent animal feed compounder with many years’ experience of balancing the highest quality raw materials to achieve true value for money and outstanding results on farm.
Why not contact us for further information on our Ruminant services?
Thompsons work hard to help you make the most of your farm, providing a comprehensive service including:
Ration formulation to help achieve maximum feed efficiency.
On-farm rationing to meet your individual requirements.
Management service including monthly costings.
Support to improve your herd to optimise milk output, reproduction and growth.
Accurate silage analysis with rapid turnaround.
We can also offer a consultancy service to provide practical solutions tailored to your business so you can maximise productivity on farm. This includes:
Forage and fertiliser planning.
Advice on practical ways to improve fertility, milk production, growth rates and productivity.
Advice on environmental schemes.
Assistance with farm business planning including forecasts, cash flows and development of plans.
Assistance with design of farm buildings to improve herd behaviour, health and productivity.
Fertility and lameness workshops.
Total farm business costings.
New Monogastric Feed Mill
The project will build a new state of the art feed mill on the Jubilee Mill site to produce high quality compound feed using the latest nutritional and technical knowledge to supply the growing poultry and pig sectors in the surrounding region.
It is part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas