Beef

  • Producing tasty, environmentally friendly beef from surplus feed

    12 Sep 2019

    by Jill Hunter     This year has seen exceptional growth across the country, with silage pits and grain stores bulging with fresh crops of grass silage, wholecrop and grain. Producers may be scratching their heads wondering what to do with all the extra feed they have made. One question being asked is how much forage can be combined into cattle finishing diets and still ensure animals hit ev...

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  • Rumitech fed bulls are the key to maximising output at Garson

    23 Aug 2019

    Stewart Wood and his son Gareth run the family-owned farm of Garson which is situated on a former wartime airfield at Sandwick, Orkney.  The farm comprises of 500 acres with a further 90 acres taken on a seasonal let basis.   65 acres of spring barley and 10 acres of oats are grown for feeding. The livestock on the farm includes a 200 head flock of home-bred Cheviot cross ewes along with Texel...

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  • Rumen performance powered by Maxammon - available in Ireland

    31 Jul 2019

    Maxammon is a grain treatment process that increases: Protein pH Digestibility of the diet   Resulting in: Improved rumen performance Improved DLWG Improved milk yield Improved profit    Harbro Nutrition Ireland Distributors: Southern Fuel & Farm Supplies -Midlands and South (021) 463 2020 Barrett Agri - West Cork (023) 8847005 Jordan Agri...

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  • Maintaining cattle performance at grass

    4 Jun 2019

    By Jill Hunter, Harbro Beef & Sheep Nutritionist As margins tighten and the pursuit of efficiency continues, producers cannot afford to become complacent when shed doors are opened and animals are turned out for the summer months. Keeping animals indoors all year round is the easiest way to keep a handle on performance measures such as intakes, liveweight gains and costs. When inside, pro...

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  • Rumen performance - powered by Maxammon

    15 May 2019

    Maxammon is a grain treatment process that increases: Protein pH Digestibility of the diet.   Resulting in: Improved rumen performance Improved DLWG Improved milk yield  Improved profit                       

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