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    Benefits of Colostrum Pasteurisation

    Many disease causing organisms can be transmitted to calves via colostrum feeding, such as Mycoplasma, Listeria, E.coli, Salmonella and perhaps most importantly, the bacteria that causes Johne’s disease (Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis or MAP).

    Lighting for Cows

    As the shortest day approaches it seems appropriate to think about the day length that your cows are experiencing.  Research has shown that both quantity and quality of light in the cow shed can affect milk yield and fertility.

    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.…

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    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…

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    Events

    Angus Monitor Farm meeting – February

    The next meeting of the Angus Monitor Farm is taking place courtesy of Rob, Alison and Rory Stodart, Mill of Inverarity Farm, Forfar. For further information and to book your…

    Shetland Monitor Farm meeting – February

    The next meeting of the Shetland Monitor Farm is taking place courtesy of Kirsty and Aimee Budge of Bigton Farm, Shetland. For further information about the event or to book…

    Venues: Bigton Farm Event Tags: Shetland Topics: Livestock, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, and Pigs

    Angus Monitor Farm meeting – January

    The next meeting of the Angus Monitor Farm is taking place courtesy of Rob, Alison and Rory Stodart, Mill of Inverarity Farm, Forfar. For further information and to book your…

    Angus Monitor Farm meeting – December

    The next meeting of the Angus Monitor Farm is taking place courtesy of Rob, Alison and Rory Stodart, Mill of Inverarity Farm, Forfar. For further information and to book your…

    Shetland Monitor Farm meeting – December

    The next meeting of the Shetland Monitor Farm is taking place courtesy of Kirsty and Aimee Budge of Bigton Farm, Shetland. For further information about the event or to book…

    Venues: Bigton Farm Event Tags: Shetland Topics: Livestock, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, and Pigs
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    Publications

    Milk Manager News January 2019

    Milk Manager News January 2019

    Publication Type: Milk Manager News Publication Year: 2019 Topics: Livestock and Dairy Cattle

    Milk Manager News November 2018

    Milk Manager News November 2018 Photo by Ewout Paulusma on Unsplash

    Publication Type: Milk Manager News Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Livestock and Dairy Cattle

    Animal Welfare Updates November 2018

    Publication Type: Animal Welfare Updates Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Livestock, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, and Sheep

    One Born Every Minute – a calving practical guide

    FAS Practical Guide – One Born Every Minute

    Publication Type: Practical Guides Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Livestock, Beef Cattle, and Dairy Cattle

    AgriBusiness News November 2018

    AgriBusiness News November 2018

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    Milk Manager News November 2018

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