I am a first year vet med student and I am looking for a calving placement for 1-2 weeks in the timeframe: second week of June - mid July. Accommodation would be needed.
Looking forward to hearing from you! Thank you!
Hello, I am a masters level student in International Operations and Supply Chain Management at Glasgow Caledonian University.
I am looking to capture the views and opinions of UK beef farmers around my research topic: to explore the opportunities and challenges of using technology to improve...
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I am a masters student at Glasgow Caledonian University and am currently conducting a research project into meat traceability systems in the British beef supply chain, particularly the challenges faced by supply chain actors within the network when implementing...
Right my 1st post here we go.
I work with my old man on our 370 acre farm in Cornwall.
We have a flock of 800 Feb/March indoor lambing ewes. Try and sell the bulk of lamb by the summer with the help of home mix creep and rotational grazing, and the rest before Christmas.
Also finish about...
Looking for self employed work around Lanark/Biggar
Worked in 5 different countries on 3 different continents.
Done all aspects of cattle work on dairy and beef farms from 80 cows up to over 2000 cows.
Can milk solo or as part of a team, identify lameness, mastitis etc...
Sexed male beef semen, that can achieve conception rates which match those of conventional, could be a ‘game-changer’ for dairy farmers looking to make the most of everything produced on-farm.
In recent months, many farmers have been embracing advances in semen sexing technology which has...
I am looking to renew and expand my experience in agriculture with a view to getting back into the industry, having formally lived and worked on a mixed arable and beef farm. More recently I spent the harvest period running the grain store for a large arable farm.
I have experience of tractor...
I'd like to share our farm that my wife and I have recently purchased and our vision for it. We don't have experience in farming although I have worked for a co-op permaculture farm in Australia for a year (mainly bio-intensive market gardening) and as of the last 6 months getting my teeth into...
With high numbers of dairy x beef calves entering the beef chain (and the current beef price not setting the world alight), it is important to consider potential finishing rations and their cost implications.
When it comes to finishing beef rations, the true costs per kg LWG should be...
Chance to WIN 10 soil tests
Are you a #livestock #farmer?
Whether you're #dairy #beef #sheep or mixed, Fill this survey to research #soiltesting perceptions.
Every entry also = 25p for the Farming Community Network Charity
I am currently undertaking my honours reserch project, and would greatly appreciate anyone involved in a farming business help me by completing my survey. It should only take 10 minutes and will help me complete my research!! The link is below...
I’m just trying to work out some figures for how much concentrates lim/Hereford/blue/Angus X Fresian/Holstein calves will eat per day from around 8/10 weeks to around 6 to 8 months of age, I wasn’t thinking around 5kg per animal per day average? What do others feed/think,
Thanks in advance
Further opportunity for profitable dairy beef market
Beef farmers are being urged to re-evaluate their approach to dairy beef as it provides huge potential for growth and opportunity to boost production while meeting market demands.
Speaking at a recent Crediton Milling Company (CMC) meeting...
MAXX Calf Health – Delivering Real Benefits
Calf health plays a critical role in the success of youngstock rearing programmes yet DEFRA figures suggest that as many as one in seven dairy calves and one in thirteen beef calves die during the rearing phase. Ensuring calves and youngstock receive...
We have a luxury horse box catering trailer which could be good if you are looking to diversify into catering your own meat at events etc, all kitted out ready to go and legal! which is very important.
Please note this is no ordinary conversion!
***Just converted - one of a kind, as far as...