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Milking Frequency Farming Note

Milking Frequency Farming Note

Adjusting both the pattern and frequency of milking can affect the profitability of your business. Could changing your milking pattern, e.g. 10:14 to 12:12 hour milking i...

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Maize Varieties Report 2013

Maize Varieties Report 2013

The Kingshay Maize Variety Report emphasises the importance of choosing the right variety to reduce risk and produce a profitable crop of maize and also highlights those ...

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Youngstock Management Report

Youngstock Management Report

The young dairy heifers are the future of your herd. By planning their rearing from day one until they start their first lactation, farm profits can be improved as a resu...

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Good Maize Silage Guide

Good Maize Silage Guide

Maize is an excellent feed providing a good source of starch to compliment protein in other forages. However, it can be an expensive crop to grow and good yields are key ...

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Effective Bedding Management

Effective Bedding Management

The Effective Bedding Management report provides a guide to choosing an alternative bedding material or managing existing cow bedding. The report includes results of the ...

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Bedding Systems & Machines Tried & Tested

Bedding Systems & Machines Tried & Tested

Following a survey of members: opinions of their bedding machines Kingshay has compiled a report which reviews the pros and cons of bedding systems, e.g. sand vs. paper v...

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Tried & Tested Cubicles Report

Tried & Tested Cubicles Report

Over 6 years we assessed a wide range of cubicles in our cow housing demonstration unit. No single cubicle type will be correct in all situations. Knowing what you need i...

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Slit Aerators - Tried & Tested

Slit Aerators - Tried & Tested

Slit aerating can improve soil structure by helping to alleviate surface compaction and increase the air in the top soil. When choosing a machine it is important to know ...

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Herd Health Report

Herd Health Report

Results from our herd health survey show that low Vet & Med costs are strongly influenced by how you use your vet, the health status of your herd and the farm team sk...

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Dairy Costing Focus Report 2012

Dairy Costing Focus Report 2012

Kingshay's first edition of the Annual Dairy Costings Focus Report draws on Kingshay’s extensive Dairy Manager costings data. This Dairy Costings Focus enables you to b...

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NVZ Rules (Part 1 & 2)

NVZ Rules (Part 1 & 2)

The new English Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations 2008 (NVZ) rules have been through parliament and are now becoming clearer. Ensuring you comply with the rules, a...

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