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Dairy Producers Robbed by Mycotoxins Every Day
The contamination of animal feed with mycotoxins is a worldwide problem in animal production, writes Radka Borutova, Business development manager, Nutriad....
Water Recovered from Whey Can be Used for Cleaning
Water scarcity is a serious issue and a concern among the dairy industry, as declines in the availability of water could decrease food and feed supplies and increase food prices. ...
Key Performance Indicators: Best Management Practices on Tropical Dairy Farms
The concept of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) is not new. However, it is when applied to quantifying the performance of farmers in the developing tropics, writes Dr John Moran, Profitable Dairy Systems, Kyabram, Victoria, Australia....
Improving Profitability of Calf Milk Replacer
Milk proteins can be very expensive to include in Calf Milk Replacers (CMR) and there are significant economic advantages in replacing this expensive ingredient with alternative protein sources when raw material prices are high....
Cattle Management Takes to the Air
Improved efficiency and enhanced animal welfare lie behind new developing technology for cattle farmers. Saving labour on routine daily livestock management is a key goal, writes John Wilkes....
Introducing DELISTART®
Nutriad’s New Concept for Young Animal Diets...
Dairy Blog: Should We Stay or Should We Go?
Dairy blogger Carol Lever discusses the big question of whether British farmers would be better off outside the EU, or remaining inside it....
Heat Stress in Dairy Cows
Heat stress is a natural phenomenon that affects dairy cows and other domestic animals in tropical, sub-tropical and often in temperate regions of the world during the summer months....
Could New TB Rules Affect Cattle Entries at Shows?
Defra’s proposed changes in rules for the movement and testing of cattle in the UK raises as many questions as answers for one Lancashire farmer and former barrister, Simon Temple told Neil Ryder....
Nutrition and Immune Status of the Transition Cow
Increased productivity in dairy cows has increased the challenges associated with the transition cow....
Dairy Blog: The White Elephant of Dairy
Dairy blogger Carol Lever discusses the choice of dairy products consumers have in the supermarket chillers....
Cattle Disease Report: UK Situation, Unusual Cases and Emerging Threats
This 'Emerging Threats' report from the UK's Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) looks at herd size, current economic situation and disease cases in the UK's beef and dairy farms, using data from the end of 2015....
Nutriad Discusses Veterinarian Toolbox
On May 29th 2015, Nutriad was one of the key participants and sponsors at the successful congress called 'the toolbox of the modern veterinarian', which was organised by the Collective of Practising Veterinarians (CPD) in the Netherlands....
Dairy Stories: Weather Woes
In his new blog, John Wigley, a dairy farmer from Shropshire, discusses the impact of the UK's recent wet weather on his farm's grazing plans....
What Does the Future Hold for Precision Dairy Farming?
Speaking at the recent AHDB Dairy Discover, Innovate and Grow conference, Dr Mark Rutter from Harper Adams University said that the dairy sector is a key player in the move towards precision livestock farming....
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