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Understanding Anthelmintics & Anthelmintic Guide

Understanding Anthelmintics & Anthelmintic Guide

In the UK anthelmintic resistance is common in sheep, and while less so in cattle, it is a growing threat to their health and welfare. If left unimpeded, it could lead to...

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February Checklist

February Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Targeted Grass Nutrition Can you reduce night time calvings? Timely Tips Lungworm Vaccinations Key Dates & Milk Price Tre...

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Making the Most of Your Nutritionist

Making the Most of Your Nutritionist

Volatile feed markets and increasing pressure on margins mean that the role of the farm nutritionist in creating a well-balanced ration to meet specific farm requirements...

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Multi-Cut Silage

Multi-Cut Silage

Adopting a multi-cut silage system, which reduces the interval between silage cuts could be one way to help farmers maximise milk from forage - something nearly all respo...

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Post Calving Management

Post Calving Management

Careful monitoring of the performance and health of freshly calved cows will help to achieve expected lactation yields.  Particular attention should be paid to cows who ...

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January Checklist

January Checklist

The January checklist covers: Cryptosporidiosis in calves Forage planning Key dates Begin the year as you mean to go on! Winter water Be Prepared – Dealin...

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RESEARCH insight - Storage and Use of Prescription Medicines On-Farm

RESEARCH insight - Storage and Use of Prescription Medicines On-Farm

This is the fourth issue of our new publication, research insight. The aim of the publication is to translate relevant scientific research into useful information for you...

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Protein Feeds

Protein Feeds

Protein feed markets are always volatile but farmers can look to forward plan purchasing protein sources to manage costs or introduce more home grown forage proteins to t...

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December Checklist

December Checklist

Enclosed in this month's checklist: Staff Appraisals – Have you completed yours yet? Cropping for 2019 Can you tell your beef x from your dairy x? Mastitis du...

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Natural Capital

Natural Capital

Natural Capital is the buzzword of the moment – but what does it really mean and why is it essential to farmers? This insight publication looks at why natural capital i...

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What are your Cows telling you about their Ration?

What are your Cows telling you about their Ration?

Analysing forages and balancing rations with your nutritionist are important components of cost-effective feeding. Formulating a diet that works on paper is only part of ...

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BVD Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Update

BVD Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Update

Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) is a highly contagious viral disease of cattle caused by the pestivirus. It causes huge losses in terms of reduced herd health, fertility, pr...

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