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Milk Manager News January 2024

Posted: Friday, 12 January 2024

Welcome to the January edition of Milk Manager News.  If you prefer to download this document click the download button.

Along with the regular articles on milk and cereal market updates, this month we also have articles on colostrum quality from heifers, sourcing finance, selecting beef bulls for use on dairy, spring block calving and the cost benefits of whole-herd routine foot trimming.

Dates for Your Diary


Ear Tag Loss Survey – We Need Your Help!

Researchers from SRUC are currently investigating ear tag losses across the various livestock sectors and whether there is any link between management systems or environment and the level of tag loss.  If you would like to share your experience and thoughts on this important topic, please fill out the survey in the following link: 


For any further enquiries regarding the information in this newsletter please contact: 

Lorna MacPherson (Dairy Consultant)
SAC Consulting
Ferguson Building
Craibstone Estate
AB21 9YA

Tel:              01467 530445
Mobile:         07760 990901

© SAC Consulting 2024.  SAC Consulting is a division of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).
Funded by the Scottish Government as part of the SRDP Farm Advisory Service.
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