Nutritional Articles

  • Maxammon - an integral part of the finishing regime

    18 Aug 2021

    Drew and Margaret Wilson, Hagmuir Farms Husband and wife team, Drew and Margaret Wilson, Hagmuir Farms finish around 900 head of cattle at Greenhead, Forfar where high quality silage and Maxammon treated barley are integral components of the finishing regime. A 60 tonne batch of barley is treated as required, roughly every two to three weeks and having used Maxammon since 2016, the Wilsons...

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  • Grass Watch advice 27 July 2021

    27 Jul 2021

    Maimie Sloan, our Harbro Technical Nutritionist gives us some up to date grass advice: Grass growth rates across GB have been in decline due to dry soil conditions and the same can be said when we focus on Scotland only. Notable points from this week’s GrassWatch analysis from Trouw GB are as follows: Grass growth in Scotland is 45kg/DM/ha/day in the last week (down 14kg/DM/ha/day from 5...

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  • What’s so important about protein?

    20 Jul 2021

    There seems to be a vast array of misinformation about protein out there, which can always cause problems in the general horse population if allowed to spread unchallenged.   

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  • Maximise your cereals with our grain processing services

    16 Jul 2021

    Available across the UK, our on farm mobile mill, mix and processing service gives you the opportunity to get the most out of your home grown cereals this harvest. Feeding home grown or locally sources cereals within the ration has the following benefits: Reduces bought in feed costs Improves on farm environmental credentials by improving performance  Reduces reliance on less sustainable...

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  • Lower methane emissions with Rumitech

    15 Jul 2021

    UK based Harbro has been leading the way in methane reduction for over ten years with Rumitech. Rumitech is a unique Carbon Trust validated feed additive comprised of natural essential oils which lowers methane emissions and improves milk yield and feed efficiency.

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