Dairy Cattle

By 2025, Scotland will be a nation producing over 1.6 billion litres of milk a year. A 50% increase over 10-12 years will have resulted from a new, ambitious, market-driven growth agenda being grasped and driven on by
both farmers and dairy companies, supported by their industry bodies, government and its agencies in Scotland. (Scottish Dairy Review: “Ambition 2025”)

News

Culling Within The Dairy Herd

Over this past year, farmers’ have experienced extreme weather conditions which have led to grass and fodder shortages rolling over into the coming winter in many parts of the country.…

read more >

Mycotoxin Risk with High Dry Matter Silages

Grass silages on average this year are much higher in dry matter and protein and slightly lower in fibre, which means intake potential is up to 15% more than that…

read more >
View all Dairy Cattle news >

Sign up to FAS newsleter

Receive updates on news, events and publications from Scotland’s Farm Advisory Service

Phone

0300 323 0161

Email

advice@fas.scot