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Getting The Most From Your Parlour Chemicals

Getting The Most From Your Parlour Chemicals

Expanding dairy export markets and increasing consumer interest means processors are tightening up on milk quality standards, which means an effective parlour circulation...

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Promoting Milk

Promoting Milk

Promoting milk to the public is something that both industry organisations and individual farmers can – and many say, should – be doing. This insight publication look...

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September Checklist

September Checklist

A round up of topical farming issues for the month of September

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Business

Healthy Mind, Healthy Business

Many farmers see the benefits of maintaining their machinery, but what about their minds? It is often things that are out of farmers’ control; financial pressures, weat...

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FPD - Freezing Point Depression

FPD - Freezing Point Depression

Freezing Point Depression (FPD) is a test used to measure extraneous water in milk. The freezing point of milk is usually in the range of -0.512oC to -0.550oC with an ave...

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Dairy Costings Focus Report 2018

Dairy Costings Focus Report 2018

The Dairy Costings Focus Report is widely known across the industry for in-depth analysis of recent trends and performance comparisons over multiple years. This year, we ...

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August Checklist

August Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Adjusting Nitrogen Use Are you Carrying Passengers? Spring Born Heifers Freezing Point Depression - FPD Poisonous Plants St...

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Dealing with Hot Weather

Dealing with Hot Weather

The UK does not often experience the hot temperatures currently being faced, and the duration of the heat is almost unprecedented. So what additional considerations need ...

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Holding Effective Meetings

Holding Effective Meetings

Holding regular team meetings to discuss and review business aims and objectives are a must for any modern dairy farm. Routinely involving the whole farm team in meetings...

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July Checklist

July Checklist

This month we look at: Forward Buying of Winter Feed Mycoplasma bovis Options for Wholecrop Clean Air Strategy Autumn Reseeding   These...

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Selecting Teat Dips

Selecting Teat Dips

With the latest Kingshay Dairy Focus Report putting the cost of mastitis at £290 per case, anything that can be done to prevent infection on farm is a must. Teat disinfe...

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Dry Period Length

Dry Period Length

The optimal dry period length between lactations in dairy cows has been debated for many years. Traditionally, an 8-week dry period was considered the ideal duration - ba...

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