Archive for the 'News' Category

Independent Store of the Year 2019

Posted on September 26th, 2019 · Posted in Country Store, News

We are delighted to have been nominated as a finalist in The National SQP Awards for Independent Store of the Year 2019. The National SQP Awards is a key date.. read more

Coccidia

Posted on June 10th, 2019 · Posted in Country Store, News

Cocci – Lambs Out of the fifteen different types of coccidia that may affect sheep there are only two that are recognised as causing disease in the UK. Eimeria ovinoidalis.. read more

Give and Let Live – with the time you’ve invested, you don’t deserve to lose lambs

Posted on May 17th, 2019 · Posted in Country Store, News

Sheep pregnancy scanners across the UK have reported variable results over the winter with some flocks in some areas carrying 20% to 40% fewer lambs than last year. Farmers are.. read more

Silosolve – the argument against having a silage additive with very high CFU count.

Posted on May 17th, 2019 · Posted in News

This is what really happens when you inoculate your silage with too many bacteria…… ….. the bacteria quickly cause a log-jam in a specific area, which “switches on” a chemical.. read more

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