• Maximise performance from home grown cereals using Maxammon

    1 Jul 2020

    Maxammon is a grain treatment process that increases the protein, pH and digestibility of the grain, leading to improved rumen performance, improved feed conversion and increased DLWG.     Tried and tested With more than a decade of farm success, Maxammon has been developed and tested by over 14 universities and research institutes across the globe. On farm results Doug Dear contract fini...

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  • Traditional grazing breed achieves increased performance using modern approach

    26 Jun 2020

    Vice President of the Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society, Charles Horton runs his 100 cow Shorthorn Hannington pedigree herd at Nell farm in Gloucestershire. A split site, the arable operation comprising of 3,000 acres is run at Poulton Fields with the livestock kept at Nell Farm. Charles keeps 600 ewes and 100 Pedigree Beef Shorthorn cows, all of which are finished under the Morrisons Shorthorn S...

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  • Options for harvest

    17 Jun 2020

    By Alistair Stewart, Harbro Beef and Sheep specialist The prediction is there will be plenty of feed barley this harvest and it will be discounted. This is firstly due to the wet autumn which reduced winter wheat sowing, resulting in an increased area of spring barley being drilled. More recently, COVID-19 has forced closures of distilleries and the subsequent drop in demand for malting barley...

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  • Stockman's Choice

    15 May 2020

    Feeding for Success – The new Stockman’s Choice range from Harbro We are delighted to have launched our new pedigree cattle range on 1 May, 2020, Stockman’s Choice. The range is the next generation in pedigree feeds and has been developed combining years of experience in the pedigree world with the latest technology and innovation. It will replace our existing pedigree cattle range and offers...

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  • Rumen development key for future success

    27 Apr 2020

    A recognised component for farm profitability is the number of days animals spend on farm. The less days an animal is on farm, the more profit it leaves behind. Less days on farm also allows throughput to be increased, again improving farm profitability. The most efficient time to feed There are many stages of production which nutrition can influence. The biggest influence we can have to redu...

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