What influences egg shell quality?

As a result, there are many factors which can affect shell quality. It is a critical part of producing eggs as it can obviously have some strong financial implications if it is not kept on top of.

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Fibre processing- unlocking the true potential.

Cattle are ruminants and have a rumen that is designed to breakdown plant material and release the energy within it. A health rumen means a healthy and hopefully profitable animal. The rumen has a fibre mat that floats on top of it and keeps conditions right for optimal anaerobic digestion.

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CMC – more than just feed!

Ruminant Focus Team providing high quality technical services on farm. Their efforts are targeted at improving herd health and performance by measuring and monitoring, assisting with statutory recording and providing support to farmers.

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Controlling the controllables

One of the main reasons that we all love agriculture is that no two days, seasons or farms are the same. At a time where we are seeing an unseasonably warm, dry spell, what can we hope to achieve by ‘controlling the controllables’?

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Is pre-mowing a useful tool?

As the season progresses and conditions vary, good grass management becomes increasingly important and pre-mowing can be a useful method to rejuvenate a tired pasture. In mid-July and early August…

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Roundup of recent facebook articles

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A round-up of recent farming and feed articles and posts on Facebook. Free range eggs It’s great to see such fantastic results from long-standing customer, Clayewater Farms. Anya, 3rd generation…

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