Archive for the 'News' Category

Spring calving suckler cows

Posted on February 13th, 2013 · Posted in News

The most critical time for suckler cow nutrition is from six weeks before calving through to six weeks after service. Correct body condition will minimize calving difficulties and help to.. read more

Cows eating

Marks and Spencer

Posted on February 5th, 2013 · Posted in News

Those farmers lucky enough to be supplying milk on a M+S contract will receive a standard litre price of 33.58p, a rise of 1.32p from February 1st. This contract is.. read more

Need someone to talk to ?

Posted on February 1st, 2013 · Posted in News

As winter draws in, the real costs of a wet summer are being realized for many farmers. FCN exists to help with many of the problems and concerns which may.. read more

Feed focus – Revolution

Posted on January 31st, 2013 · Posted in News

For modern high genetic merit dairy cows, programmed to produce high yields, Revolution dairy cake will help them achieve their potential. With energy levels at 14MJ/kg DM, milk yield will.. read more

Chewing the fat

Posted on January 29th, 2013 · Posted in News

Dr Ruth: So Harry how are things going? (note to self: never ask a sheep this question). Harry: This year is great as us sheep have never run out of.. read more

Backing it both ways

Posted on January 28th, 2013 · Posted in News

Using feed blocks or buckets may be a back-up option for ewes in mid and late pregnancy. Buckets and blocks will provide supplementary minerals and vitamins as well as a.. read more

Crops

Wheat Seed

Posted on January 21st, 2013 · Posted in News

It had to happen didn’t it !! As soon as we send out our newsletter saying there is no spring wheat seed available …… then we have some available. The.. read more

Now stocking Lyalvale

Posted on January 21st, 2013 · Posted in Country Store, News

Now stocking Lyalvale cartridges, gun oils and cleaners, as well as shooting accessories.

Calves

The patter of little cloven feet

Posted on January 17th, 2013 · Posted in News

The day of calving is a critical time in the life of a dairy cow. It needs to be prepared for the day and the following lactation. Prior to calving.. read more

The grass is always greener…. …..in your neighbour’s field.

Posted on December 31st, 2012 · Posted in News

Even though it’s only January and there’s still plenty of winter to come, it makes sense to start planning your fertilizer so that you have it available when the time.. read more