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Acidic silage

Posted on February 16, 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 23, 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 13, 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 14, 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 6, 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 4, 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

Greening

Posted on July 31, 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

No. 4 Grass Seed – new for this year

Posted on July 28, 2014 · Posted in News

This spring, we introduced our No. 4 mixture to our range of grass seeds. It is a 3 to 4 year ley and compares well in terms of yield with.. read more

Finishing ‘em off!

Posted on July 16, 2014 · Posted in News

With an ever tightening beef price, finishers need to get cattle away at the correct specification at high feed conversion efficiency. Many farmers have been getting good results feeding Jamesons.. read more

Crops

Propcorn barley

Posted on July 14, 2014 · Posted in News

Propcorn provides a simple and cost effective method of storing grain. The benefits of propcorn treatment are numerous in terms of cereal preservation and improved animal performance. Propionic acid stops.. read more