Nutritional Articles

  • Maximising dairy efficiency using the Maxammon approach

    19 Jun 2018

    Tom Neill is a progressive dairy farmer based at Thornington Farm in Mindrum, Northumberland. The 740 acre tenanted farm is run as one unit along with brother David at nearby Downham Farm, where he keeps 1,800 breeding sheep.  Tom is part of a successful farming family, his other brother Robert, is an award winning beef farmer, who with his successful 300 Limousin cross herd has been voted Mixe...

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  • Saving time and money feeding a Maxammon diet

    19 Jun 2018

    Alex Milne is the third generation tenant farmer at Meikle Gourdas in Fyvie, Aberdeenshire which he runs with his father, Sandy and son, Ross.   The farm comprises of 1,400 acres, of which 1,000 is arable with 400 acres of rotational and permanent grass.  The farm is split over four sites, with the majority of the farm activity concentrated around Meikle Gourdas and Fyvie Home Farm. The croppin...

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  • EQUINE- Young Rider's Blogs May 2018

    19 Jun 2018

    MAY 2018 BLOG SOUTH WINNER: ROSA ONSLOW, 19 FROM HAWICK     It’s been a very busy May for me with the horses. It started with Floors CIC2* with both Diamond Sundance and RLE Limbo Kaiser. They both did lovely dressage tests and jumped beautifully show jumping. Another clear SJ on diamond Sundance (Sunny) and just a very annoying rider error pole on Kaiser. Kaiser then flew round the cross cou...

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  • Finishing faster and heavier using the Maxammon approach

    18 Jun 2018

    The arable operation run by father and son James and Tommy Clark at Kerchesters, Kelso is the mainstay of their farming partnership but the beef unit dovetails efficiently on their 360 hectare farmed rented from the Roxburghe Estate in the Scottish Borders. The family, who moved from Fife to Kerchesters in the 1930s grow 145 ha. wheat – destined for seed, distilling and feed, 65 ha. oilseed ra...

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  • Maximising on-farm efficiency with Maxammon

    18 Jun 2018

    John Thomson is the third generation member of his family to farm at Hilton of Beath Farm in Kelty, Fife. His grandfather came to the farm as a tenant in 1948 where he started rearing heifers for his father’s dairy before moving on to breed pedigree Aberdeen Angus. Having subsequently bought the farm from the Coal Board in 1991, the family have since then acquired two further farms in the vill...

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