Archive for the 'Country Store' Category

Maximising DMI can be split into three areas:

Posted on September 28th, 2021 · Posted in Country Store, News

FORMULATION – Diets with a high dry matter content will have a reduced intake especially if they are over 50% DM. The dryer the diet then the more the cow.. read more

Using differed grazing this winter

Posted on September 28th, 2021 · Posted in Country Store, News

The term “deferred grazing” refers to grass which has been left to grow and fed later in the year. Removing stock in the early autumn allows covers to build forming.. read more

Pointers for Pneumonia Prevention…

Posted on September 28th, 2021 · Posted in Country Store, News

Calf pneumonia or Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) is a complex, multi-factorial disease usually seen in young, housed calves. BRD causes inflammation and damage to the lungs and airways which is.. read more

Cryptosporidium parvum and Calf rearing Systems

Posted on June 15th, 2020 · Posted in Country Store, News

Cryptosporidiosis is a highly infectious and robust protozoan parasite, which can cause dramatic health problems in young calves as well as being extremely costly. It affects young calves by attacking.. read more

Cobalt Deficiency in Lambs

Posted on June 15th, 2020 · Posted in Country Store, News

  All ruminants require a supply of cobalt in their diet to synthesis vitamin B12. This vitamin is vital for the metabolism of propionate required for energy and the formation.. read more

Nematodirus increased risk

Posted on April 6th, 2020 · Posted in Country Store, News

Nematodirus is the main challenge for lambs in the spring, and the mild winter means it is already active – with the forecast for Leeming on the SCOP’s website predicting.. read more

Coccidiosis – Risk factors

Posted on April 6th, 2020 · Posted in Country Store, News

Any delay to turning out can put calves and lambs at an increased risk of coccidiosis. Having limited housing can mean that stock numbers increase, and levels of hygiene are.. read more

How you can help our drivers

Posted on April 2nd, 2020 · Posted in Country Store, News

It is important to us that we maintain a high level of service for you. So we thought we would go through a few points, covering some simple things that.. read more

Grassland weed control

Posted on March 27th, 2020 · Posted in Country Store, News

Grassland weeds, particularly when they reach density levels of 10-20 % in swards, will have a significant effect on sward production. Heavy infestations of chickweed have been found to reduce.. read more

Click & Collect

Posted on March 25th, 2020 · Posted in Country Store, News

We are now running a Click & Collect Service which is proving really popular. Place your order on line with our Click & Collect system Then we will call you.. read more