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The Latest News from Kingshay

At Kingshay...

RS4The Grassland and Muck Show was a great success.  Richard Simpson presented ‘Milk from forage – realising the true value' in the Production from Grass Forums and we spoke to many members on our stand. 

The BGS Summer Meeting will be held in Shropshire from 10th to 13th July.  This is open to members and non-members and includes farm visits and the opportunity to see the grass trials at Haper Adams University.  For more details visit www.britishgrassland.com

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 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 antibiotic residues and is also becoming a requirement among a growing number of milk processors.

This Farming Note covers how to avoid antibiotic residues, how do the test work and how to use them on farm.  It also includes a summary of on farm milk tests and their sensitivities to different antibiotics.

 

June Checklist

June’s checklist covers:

  • Another good forage season - Analysis of our Dairy Manager figures
  • Details of how to apply for LEADER funding
  • How to protect yourself from on-line fraud and cyber-attacks
  • Mid season grazing management
  • Minimising heat stress
  • Feed, fuel and milk price trends

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