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Ketosis Farming Note

Ketosis Farming Note

Ketosis is one of the most significant ‘hidden’ diseases affecting the UK dairy herd. Around 30% of cows are estimated to develop the metabolic disease during the tra...

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Staff Appraisals Farming Note

Staff Appraisals Farming Note

Retaining and developing staff is a significant challenge on dairy farms, and with an increasing shortage of labour across all levels it’s more important than ever to g...

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White Clover  - How to Establish

White Clover - How to Establish

Good establishment, along with a well-designed weed management and nitrogen application program is vital to ensure the full benefits of including white clover in a ley ar...

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White Clover - the Benefits

White Clover - the Benefits

Incorporating white clover into grassland has the potential to boost pasture production per hectare, raise milk production, improve forage quality and reduce fertiliser r...

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August Checklist

August Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Dairy Manager Update Soil Sampling and Analysis Thermoduric Bacteria Focus on Variable Costs Milk Recording Grants in Wales ...

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Dairy Costings Focus Report 2017

Dairy Costings Focus Report 2017

Kingshay’s sixth edition of the annual Dairy Costings Focus Report reviews milk price trends to March 2017 and ranks data by feed cost, yield from forage, region, yield...

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Summer Mastitis

Summer Mastitis

Summer mastitis poses a continued and significant risk to dry cows and maiden heifers in the warmer months of July to September and has even been identified in bull calve...

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July Checklist

July Checklist

  This month we look at: Milk Yields Rise Check Water Supply Free Consultation on your Business Risk? Reseeding this Autumn Choosing a Grass Mix New...

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Cereal Options

Cereal Options

Summer is the time to assess forage supplies and consider if harvesting cereals as wholecrop will be beneficial to boost forage stocks and/or increase milk from forage ...

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Feed Requirements Assessment

Feed Requirements Assessment

Heading into the winter with questionable forage stocks is always a concern – so how can you be sure you have sufficient feed to see your cows through to the spring? An...

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On Farm Antibiotic Testing

On Farm Antibiotic Testing

Testing milk from cows that have undergone antibiotic treatment before reintroducing it to the tank is a belt-and-braces approach to help farmers avoid penalties from ant...

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June Checklist

June Checklist

June Checklist This month’s checklist provides key details on: Another good forage season - Analysis of our Dairy Manager figures Details of how to apply for L...

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