• 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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  • 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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  • 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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