Technical Bulletin on Energy in Calf Milk Replacers
This Technical Bulletin covers the topic Energy in Calf Milk Replacers as well as showing that increasing the fat content of milk replacer has a negligible effect on the overall metabolizable energy supplies
Technical bulletin on using a Brix refractometer
This technical bulletin covers all you need to know about the Brix refractometer and how to use one on farm.
Technical bulletin: Reducing the Risk of Bloat in the Young Calf
To find out all you need to know on how to reduce the risk of bloat in young calves, make sure to read this technical bulletin.
Technical Bulletin: Managing Calves in Groups and Feeding with a Computerised Feeder
This technical bulletin details the advantages of using computerised feeders as well as the benefits of housing calves in groups, also covering how calves can develop diseases and how to reduce the risks involved.
New grant funding available for computerised calf feeders
Beef and dairy producers interested in a move to computerised calf feeding, or indeed replacing ageing machines, will soon be able to apply for a further round of grant funding under the popular Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme (CPSGS).
Milk and cheese circle puts smile on the face of British dairying
Hannah and Johns’ story is one piece of a remarkable dairy farm sustainability jigsaw from which the British milk production industry should draw confidence.
Pre-weaned Heifer Calves Need More Milk
More than half the replacement heifer calves being reared on uk commercial dairy units could be growing too slowly to hit targets for optimal health and lifetime productivity.
Latest Technical Bulletin : Weaning The High Fed Milk Calf
Our latest technical bulletin covers all you need to know about weaning the high fed milk calf.
Nutritional Science Develops to Meet More Stringent Calf Rearer Demands
Calf rearers will demand better nutritional solutions over the next 10 years to meet more exacting young animal health and development requirements.
A Guide To Weaning
Weaning is the point when calves transfer from a liquid to solid diet. Weaning can be carried out successfully only when the rumen has developed sufficiently to support the fermentation and digestion of solid feed.
Measure for success
If your heifers calve between 23 and 25 months then they will go on to yield more over their first five years of life compared to older calving animals.
Stress Free Calf Rearing
Stress free calf rearing We all know that time is money on the farm, computerised feeding systems are an investment in your farms future succession plan.
Shrewd labour-saving investments boost family dairy farm efficiency
Family dairy farmers the Kidds from Quernmore near Lancaster have spent the last 10 years future-proofing their milking enterprise in the hope of building a sustainable farming business for the next generation.
Are Your Calves At Risk in Cold Weather?
Young calves are very susceptible to low temperatures. They are on highly digestible feed and are not yet ruminating so less heat is generated by digestion.