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Dairy Cattle

    Ragwort – May 2020

    Ragwort is a biennial and a fresh batch of rosettes germinate each spring, particularly if there are gaps in the sward, and plants have been allowed to seed in previous…

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    The Effect of Reducing Milking Frequency – SRUC Dairy Farms Case Study

    Are there benefits to be had from moving from a 3x milking system to 2x? Perhaps the main reason to change is to reduce milk output, based on your milk buyers requirements with the current impact of COVID-19 on dairy markets. However, reducing milking frequency may not necessarily significantly reduce milk output as discovered at SRUC’s three dairy units.

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    Emergency Animal Health Plan

    This health plan is designed to be used in the case that other staff are taking responsibility for stock were a key member of staff unavailable. Completing this plan will…

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