Mastitis prevention in modern dairy farming

As requirements for milk quality are constantly changing, Evans Vanodine offers its expert advice on developing a prevention programme for mastitis.

Advanced collar boosts pregnancy rates and health

Introducing the AfiCollar, which livestock farmers are praising for its accuracy, ease of use and training programme.

Keep cows cool this summer

Warmer temperatures in spring and summer can cause heat stress in cows – sooner than we think. A decline in fertility is often the first consequence, followed by a decline in production, and often before we notice any effects.

Generations of success for Kramp

Europe’s largest specialist in spare parts and accessories marks its 70th anniversary with a campaign to celebrate the multi-generational ‘Kramp experience’ for partners, suppliers and employees.

Livestock farmers face higher risk of injury, study suggests

Agricultural injuries on farms are more likely to occur through interaction with animals than other operations, according to new research.

Quality in demand at CCM Skipton as part of the Spring youngstock sale

Skipton Auction Mart’s latest Craven Dairy Auction (12th April) was the most successful of the year to date, with more buyers present for stock of all classes and ages.

The Dairy Group receives award to research a dairy industry blueprint on achieving Net Zero

The Trehane Trust has awarded a £15,000 bursary to national dairy advisory company, The Dairy Group, to research and recommend a roadmap for UK dairy farmers to become net zero within the Government’s timeframe.

Brexit: What is the real cost to the meat industry?

The British Meat Processors Association says dismissing trade disruption at the borders as short term ‘teething problems’ is no longer credible, as it publishes its Brexit Impact Report.

“Living the dream of farming full-time”

Scottish farmer Janet McQuistin speaks to Farmers Guide about rural life, the power of social media in overcoming isolation, and how she finally achieved her dream of farming full-time, despite the opinions of a school guidance counsellor.

Redistribution of red meat levy agreed by three nations

The redistribution of red meat levies to take account of cross-border livestock movements between England, Wales and Scotland has been agreed by all three nations, and will be implemented on 1st April 2021.

Third of dairy farmers consider quitting over labour shortages – survey

Dairy farmers are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit staff with some producers potentially being forced to leave the industry due to a lack of resource, a recent review has found.

Stock judging competition looks at benefits of genomics for breeding decisions

A nationwide stock judging competition which tasked farmers with ranking six dairy heifers on their potential profitability suggests traditional means of assessing dairy youngstock cannot compete with the accuracy gained from genomic testing.

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