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Preventing Staggers – Tri Mag Buckets on Offer

Posted on May 17th, 2018 · Posted in Country Store

Milk fever is most common in older dairy cows but can also affect older beef cows (e.g. Fourth calvers or older). Blood calcium concentration is maintained in a fine balance.. read more

Did you know?

Posted on March 18th, 2016 · Posted in News

• A suckler cow needs 30 g of magnesium every single day; our Dalesman Mag buckets supply 34g (at 200g per day). • A dairy cow giving 40 litres needs.. read more


Posted on May 1st, 2015 · Posted in News

At our recent meeting on silage making, our new Pentoguard for 2015 was discussed and features a massive breakthrough in silage additive technology. The inclusion of lactobacillus lactis brings innovative.. read more

Acidic silage

Posted on February 16th, 2015 · Posted in News

One of the problems with silage this winter has been the acid level. Silages with a pH of 3.5 have not been uncommon and this causes big problems with keeping.. read more

A flying start!

Posted on December 23rd, 2014 · Posted in News

James Pratt produces pedigree Holstein cattle at Studdah Farm, Leyburn and likes to get his calves off to a flying start. James began using Jameson IMMU-Surge calf milk replacer (CMR).. read more

A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips

Posted on November 13th, 2014 · Posted in News

The aim of feeding the spring calving suckler is to supply everything the growing foetus needs without the cow getting too fat. Over winter, cows fed ad libitum silage are.. read more

Weighing up the options

Posted on August 14th, 2014 · Posted in News

With various articles in the press, beef finishers may feel tempted to consider using a mixer wagon and feeding by-products. Some of these products can appear cheap, but what’s the.. read more

Embarrassment of riches

Posted on August 6th, 2014 · Posted in News

This year’s 1st cut silage has produced some very big crops and will have removed a lot of nutrients from the soil. However, because of the large amount of silage.. read more

Less stress, more meat

Posted on August 4th, 2014 · Posted in News

Stress at weaning is often under-estimated and results in falling growth and susceptibility to disease. However, careful planning can alleviate this halt in productivity. Often at weaning the stress imposed.. read more


Posted on July 31st, 2014 · Posted in News

The single payment scheme ends this year and will be replaced by the basic payment scheme. There will be new “greening” rules to follow and a greening payment worth about.. read more