Nutritional Articles

  • GrassWatch 30 July 2020

    30 Jul 2020

    Wendy Hutton, one of our dairy specialists gives us an insight into current grass performance (29 June) Acid load The grass watch testing this week has highlighted the increase in the acid load figures (changes to the pH in the rumen) which has a knock on effect on butterfat production.  From spring throughout summer, grass is readily fermentable and can also cause high Polyunsaturated Fat...

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  • Combat summer lethargy

    24 Jul 2020

    Vits & Mins is one crucial element in helping combat summer lethargy. writes Harbro nutritionist Dr Vicki Glasgow

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  • GrassWatch 29 June 2020

    2 Jul 2020

    Wendy Hutton, one of our dairy specialists gives us an insight into current grass performance (29 June) The eagerly awaited rain over the last two weeks and the continuation of high temperatures has seen an increase of grass growth.  From its lowest point of approx. 40kg DM/ha/day the two weeks following has seen the results of an average growth increase to 64kg DM/ha/day.  Scotland has seen...

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