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AI is used far less commonly in beef herds compared to the dairy industry. Reasons for this include perceived costs compared to a stock bull, difficulty with heat detection whilst out at grass and lack of handling facilities to get cows in to serve them. However there are major benefits, which include increased genetic gain, […]
If you see cases of milk fever, metritis, ketosis or displaced abomasum soon after calving, it might be time to review how you treat fresh calvers. Learn more
Rose Jackson explains more about the history of artificial inseminations (AI), and new AI technologies.
Chantal Bryant explains the importance of preparing for the housing of ewes over the winter.
Rob Howard explains more about what Rumen Fluke is, the clinical signs to look out for and how it is diagnosed.
Our popular FarmSkills courses are back for 2018 and will be presented by Carolyn, Rose & Emily this November. Find out more about each session and book your place.
Chantal Bryant shares more about our latest poisonous plant of the month: Hellebore.
It’s been great to see so many of your reducing the use of HP-CIAs. Please make sure you are familiar with the standards and recommendations provided by the certifying bodies you are part of, as they will differ slightly.
Rob Howard explains more about oak poisoning and the signs to look out for.