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Driving Dairy Meeting – ‘Utilising genetic gains to feed for the future’

View and benchmark your herd genetic performance, and understand the new genetic indexes for feed advantage and environmental efficiency. We have a speaker – Prof Mike Coffey from SRUC joining us too.

If you are interested in joining the evening or have questions, please contact the practice on

2021-10-13T15:53:21+00:00October 20th, 2021|, , |

Vaccinate against lungworm pre-turnout, or cough up later

If you heard your cattle coughing at grass last autumn, this means they could have been harbouring lungworm burdens that compromise growth rates and lifetime milking performance. Most lungworm cases are reported at the back end of the grazing season.

Unfortunately, lungworm larvae can overwinter on pasture and in carrier […]

2021-02-17T16:53:54+00:00February 17th, 2021|Dairy, Management, Youngstock|

Hot, Hot Heat!

Heat Stress – Hot, Hot Heat!

No, it’s not an article about the Canadian indie band from ‘the noughties’! It’s the main stress our livestock are contending with currently, and it’s very obvious we need to be aware of heat stress. Rob Hall has seen the impact of extreme heat first […]

2018-07-17T09:18:53+00:00June 27th, 2018|Dairy, Management|
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