• 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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  • Sustainable approach delivers success at Kingan

    23 Apr 2020

    The Kingan family run Kingan Farms in New Abbey near Dumfries where five generations of the family have produced beef over the past 150 years. A forward thinking and dynamic business, the farm has recently won the accolade of AgriScot Scotch Beef Farm of the Year against fierce competition from other progressive farms in Scotland. The original farm business started as James Kingan & Son...

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  • BEEF SUCKLER - Time for some pre-calving tips

    9 Apr 2020

    As we look ahead again to the calving season, it is essential to understand and as far as possible control the factors that impact on the health and performance of the cow. Nutrition, health and good management are clearly understood as the key elements driving fertility, with feeding also contributing significantly to calving ease and calf performance. As a result of the wet weather this summ...

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