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Feeding the Ewe in Late Pregnancy

Posted on January 21st, 2021 · Posted in News

Feeding the Ewe in Late Pregnancy The fourth and fifth months of pregnancy are most important to the ewe and developing lambs and influence both lamb survival and birth weight.. read more

A review of the year…

Posted on January 21st, 2021 · Posted in News

The beef and lamb industry has seen prices reach highs, not seen for many years. The second half of 2020 has proved how finally balanced the agricultural commodity markets can.. read more

A Positive Outlook during uncertain times?

Posted on June 15th, 2020 · Posted in News

The Coronavirus pandemic has certainly created some unusual trading circumstances for farmers, with auctions implementing drop and go systems, social distancing measures put in place for buyers and timed online.. 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

Stubble Turnips and Forage Rape

Posted on June 15th, 2020 · Posted in News

With the potential early entry after winter barley or wholecrop, July can be a great month for establishing stubble turnips or forage rape. With estimated growing costs of between £300-£400.. 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

Energy- Are Your Cows Getting Enough?

Posted on April 20th, 2020 · Posted in News

As the weather improves full time grazing has become a regular routine on farm and with the calving slowing down, we need to look forward towards breeding. The success of.. 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