Category Archives: PP

‘Why and how to reduce antibiotic usage in the milking parlour’ – Livestock Matters, Spring 2015

If you’re curious about how you might reduce antibiotic usage on your dairy, have a look at our article in Livestock Matters.  

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Johne’s Disease Update – Organic Farming Magazine

Don’t miss Keith and Peter’s article on Johne’s Disease in this month’s Organic Farming Magazine, download the article¬†here.

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Trace Elements for Spring Calving Dairy and Beef Cows

Our routine blood samples we found widespread iodine deficiency as well as some low selenium levels in some areas, especially on chalk and on Salisbury Plain. The symptoms of deficiencies can be poor calf viability for iodine, anaemia and weak … Continue reading

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Presentations from our “Giving Calves the Best Start” Meeting, 3rd December 2014

Following on from feedback from the calf rearing meeting we held earlier in the month please find the presentations from Sarah Bolt (DairyCo) on calf nutrition, Peter Plate (EVG) on metabolic programming and Jim Willshire (EVG) on milk replacers below:

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Organic Column – Alternative Forages

Many thanks again to Henry Edmunds and Cholderton Estate for hosting a very successful farm walk on June 11th. Thank you also to Mike Hardcastle from Dairy Co and Ian Wilkinson from Cotswolds Seeds to sponsor the event. We enjoyed … Continue reading

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