Autumn Oaks DFMEP Map v 1.0
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The Map features a realistic feed ration and feeding system via Maize Plus, multiple animal pens on three farms, allowing you to separate heifers from calves, and dry cows from milking cows to maintain maximum milk production year round. The beef farm has been transformed into a cow calf operation where you raise female beef cattle for the purpose of producing calves to either expand your herd, or to raise to a good weight to fetch a good price at the stockyard. Two feed carts are included for the purpose of feeding in the tie stall barns. Bedding your cattle can be done with straw, corn stalk bales, or soybean straw bales (do not use more than one straw type at once, wait for the straw to run out before switching straw types).
The Map also features grain drying, and the ability to ferment earlage, haylage, and corn silage and high moisture corn in vertical silos, thanks to Global Company. The feed rooms feature conveyor belts to allow you to unload multiple silos in one spot, and on the main farm, you can install a stationary TMR mixer.
Seasons brings snow covered roof tops and frozen streams and ponds. The included Seasons Geo is based on real weather of the area, and leaves you with narrow planting and harvesting windows, but if you use Green Mowing, you can take advantage of the ability to turn winter grains into haylage, and plant silage corn or soybeans into the same field to get two crops from that field in one year. The ability to do cereal forage is important as well due to the fact that the animal feed consumption has been turned up to realistic levels. The yields are decent, especially with abundance of good soil on the map when you use Precision Farming
All of the farms feature autoload hay lofts which will take small square bales and store them away for you to retrieve inside of the barn, saving you time when feeding or bedding. The tie stall dairy and the beef barn have a spot inside that will allow you to shred a round bale and dispense it below, as well. The autoload loft can be disabled at the tie stall dairy and the beef farm by walking up to the pitch fork, and clicking, this will allow you to manually stack large square bales.
Additional Crops: Alfalfa, Triticale, Rye, Silage Corn and Narrow Soybeans