Nutritional Articles

  • Calf success at Carskerdo

    25 Feb 2021

    For the Wilsons at Carskerdo Farm in Fife, the dilemmas facing them a few years ago were no different from any other dairy business. The family had long been involved in dairying having moved from East Kilbride to Carskerdo in November 1995, with the cows following in May 1996. A long and hard evaluation of the business was made, asking “Do we expand or get out?” The decision to keep going and...

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  • EQUINE: Feeding during the fittening period

    23 Feb 2021

    Hopefully, the weather is now improving and along with lengthening daylight hours, we will now be turning our attention to reconditioning our horses; whether that is gradually increasing workload or fittening from scratch. This will of course depend on how much time your horse has had off.

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  • Harbro calf feeds

    16 Feb 2021

    Are your heifers ready for first calving at 24 months? Calves recorded on the Harbro system showed DLWG to weaning above industry standard. Achieving consistent early daily liveweight is essential to hit the bulling weight required for first calving at 24 months. Buttercup calf feeds and milk  Our Buttercup range of calf feeds and milk has been developed to promote rumen function, enabl...

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  • Reduce cost and improve performance

    16 Feb 2021

    Reduce feed costs With some cereal prices currently proving to be extremely cost effective options, our poultry feed prices are extremely competitive.   Improved performance Recent customer results of birds fed on Tropper mixed diets: Eggs/bird: 362 to 74 weeks of age.   Option to use own raw materials The flexibility of the Tropper system means that rations can be designed using home...

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  • Reduce cost and improve performance

    3 Feb 2021

    Reduce feed costs With some cereal prices currently proving to be extremely cost effective options, our pig feed prices are approximately £40/tonne cheaper* than compounds of a similar spec. Improved performance Recent customer results of pigs fed on Tropper mixed diets: Tropper fed pigs   Growth rate 1030g/day FCR 2.39   Option to use own raw materials The fle...

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