Nutritional Articles

  • Box Rest - Feeding the Good Doer

    22 Apr 2019

    How to feed a good doer when it is on enforced rest due to injury or illness - keeping healthy but without weight gain. 

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  • BEEF - Time is money

    17 Apr 2019

    Subsidy change, environment pressure and changing consumer demands means that the UK beef industry needs a clear strategy for the future. Like every business, the need to improve output and efficiency by looking at the unit of fixed cost is the key area we have to focus on.  This can only be achieved if you establish (and benchmark) where your current output is, set a target to aim at and look...

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  • Arrange nutrition review and win boilersuit

    16 Apr 2019

    Alan Meston grows and finishes over 3,000 cattle a year, a mix of bullocks and heifers, at Chapelton, near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire. He runs a performance focussed system including cattle that are grown for a period before finishing, and some that go straight to finish. As well as feeding for efficiency, Alan also selects his cattle based on growth potential and feed conversion, in conjunct...

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  • Young Rider Blog April 2019: Rosa Onslow

    15 Apr 2019

    Harbro Young Rider Rosa Onslow tells us all about her recent training, and how well her horses are looking. 

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  • BEEF - Utilising data proves the key to farm success

    3 Apr 2019

    by David Mackenzie “Tell me what you know, not what you think” was a question posed to me in a recent meeting and its resonance has stuck with me, particularly in this period of uncertainty. Many beef farmers are currently being posed with some hard questions regarding their businesses but often don’t have enough real data and performance information to make informed decisions. The fall back p...

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