Archive for the 'News' Category

Choose the right product for fly control this season

Posted on August 13th, 2018 · Posted in Country Store, News

With the unseasonably warm weather experienced earlier this month, some farmers may have already seen populations of biting and nuisance flies in herds of dairy and beef cattle they’d normally.. read more

Calves

Worming Cattle

Posted on June 11th, 2018 · Posted in News

WORMING PLAN The worm challenge on every farm is different and changes every year and treatment plans should take into account unique factors such as farm location, disease history, current.. read more

New Sown Leys

Posted on May 29th, 2018 · Posted in Country Store, News

The number of available herbicides for newly sown leys is limited with many grassland herbicide products stating that grass should be “established” i.e. over twelve months old at the time.. read more

Slurry Ease

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

Slurry Ease uses a combination of enzymes and bacteria to break down fibrous material and retain more nutrients in the slurry. The enzymes have an immediate impact on this breakdown,.. read more

Vaccinate ewes to help prevent unnecessary lamb losses

Posted on May 17th, 2018 · Posted in Country Store, Farming Issues, News

A recent post mortem study at a Fallen Stock Collection Centre (FSCC) has shown that sheep producers are still losing too many lambs to pasteurellosis and clostridial diseases like pulpy.. read more

Leptospirosis – Is your herd protected?

Posted on May 17th, 2018 · Posted in News

58% of non-vaccinating dairy farms and 22% of non-vaccinating beef farms test positive for exposure to leptospirosis1. In the UK, two strains have been identified – Leptospira interrogans serovar hardjo.. read more

Vitamin A & E Supply Update

Posted on November 29th, 2017 · Posted in News

Vitamin A & E Supply Update As you may have heard, one of the world’s primary suppliers of Vitamins A and E suffered a fire at its plant in Germany.. 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

Breakthrough

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