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Heat stress in dairy cows

We have all welcomed the sun this week however the increase in temperature will have a negative impact on lactating cows. Dairy cows need to maintain a constant body temperature of approximately...

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Maximising milk from Spring Grazing
Spring turnout is nearing and being able to maximise the utilization of...
Get your lambs off to a flying start
The strong lamb trade seen in 2020 is set to continue in...
Optimising rumen development
Development of the calves’ gut in the first few weeks of life...
FOCUS ON CALVES
Whether your calves are going into a milking herd or into beef...
Inflammation: arresting the hidden milk thief
Successful transition is essential for a successful lactation. Reducing inflammation in the...
Bubney Farms – The Forager Magazine
Great to see one of our customers featuring in the summer edition...
LeaStrain Grass Seed
Why Leastrain Grass Seed?? Quality mixtures Designed with the end user in...
High Quality Organic Feeds
Did you know we have a dedicated Organic Mill in Congleton, manufacturing...
Lamb Fattening Diets
What are your growth rate targets? SUPREME STARTER NIBLETS The ideal creep feed...
SUPREME STARTER NIBLETS
  SUPREME STARTER NIBLETS  For growing calves & lambs -...
Five ways to start out in farming
In Britain today, there are many challenges faced by those keen to...
The Nantwich Show and International Cheese & Dairy Awards 
The show is........ON! Despite the recent rainfall, the Nantwich Show and International Cheese &...
Child Safety and Farm Safety Week 2019
During Farm Safety Week (Monday 15th to Friday 19th July) the HSE...
Please see all of our upcoming show.
We hope you can join us. Please call our office for any...
THE UNREALISED POTENTIAL FOR THE UK ORGANIC SECTOR
According to the Soil Association, the UK's organic market grew 5.3% in...
HSE issues livestock risks warning
Farmers warned of livestock risks ahead of upcoming inspections. Farmers have been told...
Beef Production Meeting – Oteley Estate
Beef Production Meeting Wednesday 15th May - Oteley Estate. If you would...
GLOBAL ORGANIC DAIRY MARKET GROWTH CREATES OPPORTUNITIES FOR UK EXPORTERS
The global organic dairy market is booming. Estimated at €16bn in 2017,...
The Early bird catches the worm
Silaging early this year? If so are you considering using an additive? We at...
Spring into Action
Our dairy compounds are designed to complement grazing systems. With increased mag...
Leastrain Seeds
Grass Seed Mixtures – Number One for Quality and Yield The Leastrain range...
The growing role of women in farming
Today is international women’s day. We spoke to Katy Lowe, a young...
AlkaForage – Customer Case Study – G L & D L Wright & Partners – Pritch Farm
Pritch Farm like many farms this year has concerns on his silage...
Liquid Gold – Colostrum Management
Colostrum given to the newborn calf is the first vital step in...
A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF AN ORGANIC DAIRY FARMER
The title of this article was to be ‘a day in the...
TRENDS LIKLEY TO CHANGE ORGANIC FARMING IN THE FUTURE
Many factors have impacted on farming over the ages. Automation, the development...
WINTER 2018 – FORAGE – TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED
2018 has not been like any other in recent years for Livestock farmers....
Brexit, Farming and the Future
Nowhere is the consequence of Brexit more relevant than in agriculture (organic...
OREGO-STIM: A NATURAL SOLUTION TO THE HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE OF LIVESTOCK
With agriculture increasingly looking to use natural based solutions to promote the...
WINTER FEED: THE CHALLENGE FACING FARMERS AND SUPPLIERS
For good reason, conventional and organic farmers alike are looking towards winter...
AN ORGANIC FUTURE AFTER BREXIT
The organic sector in the UK has long lagged behind its European...
AIC Feed and Nutrition Advice for Autumn / Winter 2018/19
AIC The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) is the agrisupply industry’s leading trade association....
ORGANIC NOT JUST AN AFTER THOUGHT!
H J Lea Oakes has been at the forefront of feeding organic...
NAVIGATING THE FORAGE CRISIS
Whatever weather the UK has in store over the coming months, it...
2018 FORAGE CRISIS
A long wet winter has depleted on farm forage stocks A...
BROOKROAD SUCCESS – A SOURCE OF PRIDE – ‘BUT IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT WINNING’
Article published by Holstein UK The Journal March 2018. Farm Facts Acreage: farming...
CUSTOMER FOCUS: HARRIS – ALKMONTON OLD HALL FARM
Richard Harris runs a mixed farm in Alkmonton near Ashbourne. They milk 150...
SILAGE 2017 V’S 2016
According to Trouw Nutrition the analysed results of the 2017 1st and...
HARPER ADAMS PLACEMENT STUDENT 2017
Over the past ten years we have worked closely with Harper Adams...
THE NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF ALKAFIBRE
Maintaining good rumen function is at the core of Cow Health, Fertility...
NUSTART IN OUR CALF STARTER COARSE MIXES
For many years we have included the NuStart™ supplement in our Calf...
TRANSITIONING FROM MILK TO SOLID FEED
A recent research summary paper by Khan et al., (2015) reviewed the...

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