NMR introduces new genomics portfolio

NMR is introducing its new genomic services, GeneEze, to coincide with Dairy-Tech Online in February 2021.

Anti-dairy advert criticised for “peddling misinformation”

Critics have hit back at vegan company Oatly for its “misuse of statistics” on dairy farming’s environmental impact.

Scottish farm launches its first online cattle sale

Covid-19 has prompted Ross-shire farmers the Scott family to host their own 10-day online cattle sale, following a successful ram sale last summer.

Organic herd makes gold cup final

A Devon-based organic herd, with accreditation for producing milk without antibiotics, has made it through to the final round of the 2020 NMR RABDF Gold Cup.

Farmer-led groups to combat climate change

Two new farmer-led groups are being established to develop advice and proposals to the Scottish Government on how to cut emissions and tackle climate change as reaffirmed in the recently published Climate Change Plan.

Calving: How to maximise your profitability

Continuing our calving series, large animal vet Katy Peats, of Penbode Farm Vets, offers top tips for pre- and post-calving to help you boost your profitability, stressing the importance of health and nutrition.

Calving: Common health issues to be aware of

As calving season approaches, we asked vet Katy Peats to outline the most common health issues that farmers need to be aware of.

Your calving questions answered

With calving season approaching, large animal vet Katy Peats at Penbode Farm Vets, answers questions on nutrition and common calving pitfalls.

Top pedigree herd goes for gold

An award-winning Essex-based pedigree Holstein herd has made it through to the final round of the 2020 NMR/RABDF Gold Cup.

‘Normal’ worm season pushed well into winter, forecast suggests

Latest post mortem results show high percentage of worm problems, while forecasts indicate mild wet weather will alter parasites’ traditional activity periods.

New test could detect liver fluke exposure in minutes

Tech company Mologic has teamed up with the University of Liverpool to develop rapid diagnostic test, which could help tackle flukicide resistance.

Product news: Boosting essential trace minerals

How treating with Multimin pre-calving could benefit your herd and your business.

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