Archive for the 'News' Category

After-cut fertilizer

Posted on June 12th, 2013 · Posted in News

At the time of writing no one had made any first cut silage but surely a lot will be clamped by the time this is read (the weather can’t get.. read more

Eating ’em alive

Posted on May 14th, 2013 · Posted in News

Unfortunately, coccidiosis is likely to be a particular problem this year. Due to adverse weather conditions some ewes have suffered with poor colostrum supply resulting in compromised immune systems in.. read more

North sheep

Posted on April 24th, 2013 · Posted in News

Join us at The National Sheep Association’s North Sheep 2013 on Wednesday, 5 June at Crimple Head Farm, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. There’s lots to see and activities to join.. read more

Farmers are doing ‘alright’ really

Posted on April 4th, 2013 · Posted in News

Discussing with two customers in one day why they had chosen to purchase feed from other suppliers with low energy ingredients on the list such as oatfeed and sunflowers was.. read more

Finishing hoggs

Posted on March 21st, 2013 · Posted in News

With hogg prices improving it makes sense to finish lambs as quickly and efficiently as possible. The most popular diets for indoor finishing are ad-lib concentrates or silage plus concentrates… read more

Future proof your calves

Posted on March 1st, 2013 · Posted in News

Farmers should think of calves as baby dairy cows so that they consider them as productive from the start of their lives rather than something they are waiting to milk.. read more

Amazing maize

Posted on February 21st, 2013 · Posted in News

The poor season of 2012 has raised many issues about growing maize in future years. The continued dismal wet weather was not helpful in growing big yields of good quality.. read more

Fill her up!

Posted on February 18th, 2013 · Posted in News

Do any cows have empty rumens on your farm? It pays to make a daily check of the cow’s feed intake, in particular the risk groups – the fresh and.. read more

Full of arms & legs

Posted on February 15th, 2013 · Posted in News

As its coming round to lambing season once again it’s time to be thinking about vaccination of pregnant ewes. Ewes on the Heptavac-P Plus or Covexin 8 systems will be.. read more

Grass Seeds – Soil Nutrient Testing

Posted on February 14th, 2013 · Posted in News

The high rainfall of 2012 will have led to a greater leaching of nutrients from farmland. Before reseeding any grass this spring we strongly recommend soil testing for pH, Phosphorus.. read more