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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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Diet Feeders Tried & Tested

Diet Feeders Tried & Tested

A diet feeder needs to suit your system and perform well for many years.  With a wide range of manufacturers and models to choose from, it is a good idea to demo machine...

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Realising Milk from Forage

Realising Milk from Forage

Producing more milk from forage does not have to be reserved for extensive, low-yielding herds – high-yielding systems can benefit too. Grass is the cheapest form of fe...

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May Checklist

May Checklist

This month’s checklist includes: Spring season so far… Funding Farm Safety Bluetongue Wilting grass silage Forage crops Key dates Feed, fuel and mil...

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Cow Tracks

Cow Tracks

Tracks play a key role in enabling early turnout and allowing effective use of grazing right through the season.  This Farming Note assesses the key practical aspects of...

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April Checklist

April Checklist

This month’s checklist includes articles on: Nitrates Grass staggers Countryside Stewardship scheme Mobility scoring Key dates and feed, fuel and milk price...

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