Nutritional Articles

  • EQUINE - Five tips for feeding the pregnant mare

    1 Nov 2017

    Issued date November 2017 Feeding a pregnant mare should be straight forward; use the following tips as a guide to keep your mare and unborn foal happy and healthy. Learn how to body condition score your mare. If you’re not proficient at body scoring, then it is time to learn! As pregnancy advances, the mare will inevitably gain weight, mostly in her abdomen. Key points of fat deposition...

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  • EQUINE - Young Riders Blog Nov 2017

    1 Nov 2017

    NOVEMBER BLOG  SOUTH WINNER: ROSA ONSLOW, 18 FROM HAWICK     So, I have had a very busy November doing some winter training with Diamond Sundance. I have had a few two-day training sessions with dressage guru Ian Woodhead, which are brilliant at helping me up my game in this phase. He notices the smallest details that can make the biggest differences in improving the quality of work. Lessons...

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  • DAIRY - Cowman's Tips - Autumn 2017

    9 Oct 2017

    Harbro Dairy Specialist, David McCarragher looks at planning ahead for the change in season. 

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  • DAIRY - Maxammon success in Norway

    9 Oct 2017

    TINE SA is Norway’s largest producer, exporter and distributor of dairy products with 11,400 members and 9,000 co-operative farms. Its aim is to provide consumers with food that provides a healthier and positive food experience. TINE is one of the oldest dairy co-operatives in Norway and is responsible for more than 90% of Norwegian milk.

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  • DAIRY - Milk Monitor Update - What is an efficient diet?

    9 Oct 2017

    When we think about improving efficiencies, the key areas that we are typically told to focus on are reducing our feed costs by using more forages and home grown feeds and buying in less concentrates to increase our margin over purchased feeds (MOPF). In reality however there is only one true measure of feed efficiency and that is money in minus money out: What are your monthly feeds cost and h...

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