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Milk Manager News May 2024

Posted: Thursday, 09 May 2024

Welcome to the May 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, white line disease, risk factors for twinning, slurry storage options and funding for business energy efficiency.

Dates for Your Diary

  • 11th May – Ayr Show. The Racecourse, Craigie Road, Ayr, KA8 0HA. Time: 09.00-17.00.
  • 18th May – Fife Show. Kinloss, near Cupar, KY15 4PE. Time: 09.00-17.00.
  • 21st May – PSF Animal Health and Welfare: Cattle. On-line event. Time: 20.00-21.00. For more information and to book your place please visit: PSF Animal Health & Welfare Cattle – Webinar
  • 1st June – World Milk Day.
  • 1st June – West Fife Show. Easter Bucklyvie Farm, Crossgates, KY4 8ET. Time: 8.30-17.00.
  • 8th June – Stirling Show. Gogar Mains Farm, Blairlogie, FK9 5QB. Time: 09.00-17.00.
  • 20th June – Scottish Dairy Hub – Drop-in Session at the Royal Highland Show. Time 10.00-12.00 and 14.00-16.00.
  • 20th – 23rd June – Royal Highland Show. Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB.


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

Picture of Lorna Macpherson

© 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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