Category Archives: TWS

‘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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Why is a tight calving pattern more profitable?

The six week in calf rate (ICR) of a seasonal calving herd is the best predictor of future performance and directly affects profitability of a herd (Brownlie et al 2014). A 1% increase in 6wk ICR corresponds to a financial … Continue reading

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Good transition management includes proactive care for twin-bearing cows – Livestock Matters, Winter 2014/2015

Will’s article for XL Vets magazine ‘Livestock Matters’ regarding managing cows carrying twins is now available – you can download it here.

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