• Maximise Grain at Harvest - Ireland

    30 Jun 2021

    As we head into harvest, with the continual rising cost of feed protein and other bought in non native feeds such as maize, farmers need to look at the alternatives for making the most of their farm treated grain this harvest to ensure that winter feed costs are kept to a minimum. There are also real concerns about the availability of Propcorn/propionic acid this season and prices predicted to...

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  • Backed by Harbro

    2 Jun 2021

    Harbro has launched an exciting new initiative to support the next generation of farmers who have taken on a farming enterprise.   ‘Backed by Harbro’ will see us select and work with two of the UK’s most promising farmers, that have recently taken on a livestock farm, providing advice and nutritional products to help support the performance and profitability of their businesses. David MacKenz...

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  • Harbro webinar - Sustainable Dairy Beef Production

    1 Jun 2021

    Thursday 10 June, 7-8pm Join us for our webinar to hear from leading Scottish farmer Richard Barbour from Auchengibbert and Arwel Owen, Genus Breeding Beef Development Manager. They will explain how management, nutrition and genetics all have a role to play in a sustainable and profitable supply chain utilising beef bred calves from the dairy industry. Chaired by Harbro Beef & Sheep Di...

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  • Maximise DLWG and finish more quickly

    24 May 2021

    Alistair Kingan, AgriScot Scotch Beef Farm of the year 2019 has been treating his home grown oats and barley with Maxammon for the last three years which he feeds as grain and wholecrop. The team’s clear goal is to ‘produce top quality Scotch beef in a sustainable and ethical manner,’ and this includes maximising home grown cereals in the diet. The youngstock are fed silage, Maxammon treate...

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  • Creep feeding: unlock the potential

    21 May 2021

    by Jill Hunter, Beef & Sheep Nutritionist To maintain our place in a demanding supply chain, we are increasingly being tasked to improve efficiency and reduce our carbon footprint. This can be a challenge, however small improvements here and there begin to add up, if we break it into smaller sections of the annual production cycle. Environmental and economic sustainability go hand in ha...

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