Quality must not be compromised over quantity as first cut silages get underway. Regular monitoring of silage swards is just as important as monitoring a grazing sward. The digestibility or ‘DMD’ ...

Managing The Freshly Calved Cow With the spring calving campaign now well under way dairy farms are currently very busy places. With so much to do it is very easy to become immersed in calving and ...

At Drummonds our priority is to consistently formulate top quality animal feeds consisting of only the premier league of proven feed ingredients. Quality – Assured coarse feeds are manufactured ...

Brassica crops can provide a nutritious and cost effective feed source for cattle and sheep over the winter period. Crops such as Kale and Forage rape are capable of producing high dry matter (DM) ...

  Modern calf milk replacer formulation is becoming more sophisticated and multi-functional – so much so that there should always be a quality nutrition product available that is ...

With the autumn calving season getting under way, we are delighted to inform our customers that we are stocking REVIVA, from Trouw Nutrition world leaders in animal nutrition. Scientific research ...

As the winter housing period approaches, now may be a good time to assess grass silage stocks and forage quality. Leafy swards comprising of at least 70% ryegrass varieties are key to a top quality ...

The months of July and August saw a combined rainfall of 230mm in the North East of the country. This, together with lower levels of sunlight hours, has led to soil temperatures falling to an average ...

Understanding the Silage Test Results Silage quality is key to good animal performance, reducing winter feed costs and increasing profitability during the housing period. Grass silage is the basis ...

It is estimated that feed accounts for 70% of variable costs for beef cattle production. Efficient feeding will have a positive effect on the productivity and overall profitability of beef ...
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