Nutritional Articles

  • Young Rider Update: Autumn 2019

    18 Oct 2019

    With the horses having a well-deserved rest, here's a brief update from our Harbro Young Rider Rosa Onslow.

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  • Highest bypass protein source for optimised milk production

    14 Oct 2019

      By late October the next batch of Invergold (Moist Maize Distillers Grain) – a co-product from Whyte & Mackay’s Invergordon site will be ready to go out on farm. Harbro has signed an exclusive long term contract with Whyte & Mackay Distilleries for the supply of the product which is expected to be in keen demand again this season. Feedback from farmers who used the first batch was e...

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  • Balancing forage and cereals in the diet for optimised milk production

    14 Oct 2019

    Many farms will now have come to the end of the silage season after what has been an excellent year for grass with plenty of conserved forage as we move into the autumn. With grass quality and quantity now declining, it is important to understand its nutritional composition to ensure we’re meeting the demands of our cows over the winter. Conducting a forage analysis is an essential plann...

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  • EQUINE: Feeding the Ultimate All Rounder

    16 Sep 2019

    Winter feeding can become quite complicated if the basics are not looked at first, but needn’t be. If in doubt speak to your local Harbro Country Store. 

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  • Producing tasty, environmentally friendly beef from surplus feed

    12 Sep 2019

    by Jill Hunter     This year has seen exceptional growth across the country, with silage pits and grain stores bulging with fresh crops of grass silage, wholecrop and grain. Producers may be scratching their heads wondering what to do with all the extra feed they have made. One question being asked is how much forage can be combined into cattle finishing diets and still ensure animals hit ev...

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