Beef

  • Maximise Grain at Harvest

    5 Jul 2021

      Maximise grain at harvest with Maxammon grain treatment  Increase grain protein (+30%) Reduce bought-in feed costs Improve pH and rumen function  Improve performance, efficiency and feed conversion rate  Backed by more than 10 years R&D Local native grain with a low carbon footprint Improve DLWG Improve milk yield Improve PROFIT...

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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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  • 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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  • BEEF - Maximising output with a Stabiliser herd

    17 Jan 2018

    The Norrie family run Denhead of Arbirlot Farm in Arbroath, a family business owned by brothers Douglas and Frank, with Frank’s son Robin now handling most of the day to day management. The farm has been in the family since the nineteenth century and has been evolving ever since, with the most notable advance being the introduction of cattle in the mid-1980s in an area that is known for being m...

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  • BEEF SUCKLER - Improving conception rates with Super Suckler

    17 Jan 2018

    The Smith family run Towiemore farm in Keith. The business is managed by brothers Colin and Graham, along with Graham’s two sons Ryan and Lewis, both of whom have studied at SRUC. Colin and Graham are second generation farmers and since taking over the business they have acquired farms nearby to make up the 500 acre unit they run today. Their herd comprises of 40 suckler cows along with 180 Sim...

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