News from Scarsdale Farm
Rose shares some lessons that we can learn form the Scandinavian approach to genetic selection. Find out more.
Carolyn Baguley explains more about our next poisonous plant of the month: Rhododendron. Rhododendron, a member of the Ericaceae family along with azaleas, contains the same toxic agent (grayanotoxin) as our previous ‘poisonous plant of the month’, Pieris japonica, and causes similar signs. All parts of the plant contain the grayanotoxin. Poisoning usually occurs when […]
Learn more about the revised Red Tractor standards that come in to force on June 1st
Although it’s only June, it’s already time to think about this year’s tupping – especially if you plan on early lambing! Read Emily’s advice
Pieris is a beautiful but deadly ornamental shrub, common in modern gardens, that causes vomiting, acute colic, depression and eventually heart failure and death. Carolyn explains more
With summer fast approaching, everyone’s thoughts turn to silage! Carolyn Baguley shares her top ten clamp silage tips
Calves are the future of your herd. Ensuring that they get the best start in life helps you to have a healthy and profitable herd in the future. Emily Payne explains more.
Read the case of Sygnet, a 10 week old pedigree Holstein calf, who presented with a non-reducible umbilical swelling.
Book your place on our 5-day FarmSkills Lameness training course, 23-27 April. Find out more and book your place.
Nematodirus is a roundworm that causes diarrhoea in young lambs during late spring and early summer. Bobby Hyde discusses the risk factors and how it can be prevented.