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April Checklist

April Checklist

April's Checklist This month’s checklist covers: Have you considered Multi-Cut Silage? Grass Staggers Getting the Most from your Contractor National Min...

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Maize Drilling and Fertilisers

Maize Drilling and Fertilisers

Maize is an excellent feed providing a good source of starch to complement the protein in grass silage, but it is not cheap to grow. It is therefore essential to optimise...

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Butterfat At Grass

Butterfat At Grass

Milk cheques are becoming increasingly influenced by milk butterfat levels, which makes avoiding the typical milk fat depression seen at turn-out vital. However, ensuring...

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Strategic Worm Control

Strategic Worm Control

This insight publication is one in a series of three worming publications: Understanding Anthelmintics and Youngstock Worms, that together provide a comprehensive guide f...

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March Checklist

March Checklist

This month’s checklist covers: Time to Restore Poor Performing Grass RB209 Updates To Aerate or Not to Aerate? Act now before it’s too late…. Electronic V...

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Youngstock Worms

Youngstock Worms

This is one of a series of three insight publications, looking at parasitic worms in cattle. Together these publications provide a comprehensive guide for developing a go...

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Heifers at Turnout

Heifers at Turnout

Consistent growth throughout their early years is essential to ensure heifers calve in at the most economical age at first calving of 24 months, but all too often turnout...

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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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