cattle

  1. G

    Grazing Cattle Parasites Survey

    I am a PhD student studying at the University of Liverpool, with the Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences (IVES) supervised by Dr John Graham-Brown. My project focuses on parasitic infections of grazing cattle and is funded by the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences...
  2. G

    Grazing Cattle Parasites Survey

    I am a PhD student studying at the University of Liverpool, with the Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences (IVES) supervised by Dr John Graham-Brown. My project focuses on parasitic infections of grazing cattle and is funded by the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences...
  3. G

    Cattle Grazing Cattle Parasites Survey

    I am a PhD student studying at the University of Liverpool, with the Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences (IVES) supervised by Dr John Graham-Brown. My project focuses on parasitic infections of grazing cattle and is funded by the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences...
  4. CPM RSS

    Agroecology – Hitting the reset

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF It was the opportunity to take on a substantial amount of new arable land that gave brothers Dan and Tom Belcher the chance to hit the reset button. CPM discovers how they’re tackling issues close to their hearts and farming more sustainably while...
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    Heifer Calves Getting In Calf Earlier

    Found a 13 month old heifer that was showing signs of calving yesterday. It hadn't bagged up or showed any signs of being in calf. Ended up doing a Caesarean on it last night as the calf was a huge Limousin calf which was dead of course. This was a bought in Heifer and the breeder was also...
  6. L

    How to prove it was a bull?!!

    Good evening, I wanted to see if this has happened to anyone else?! Sadly we have gone down with TB in our herd for the first time since having our cattle. We lost some nice beasts including some young breeding bulls. We couldn’t believe it! Anyway to make matters worse, the abattoir...
  7. ridger

    Whats this crop?

    Just being nosy but my sister in France sent me this picture and I'm curious as to what's growing.
  8. Winklepicker

    Tedding for wagon silage to improve cut quality?

    Had the 1st day out with the wagon yesterday (Pottinger Europrofi) and whilst I'm pleased with it the chop quality wasn't the best, even with brand new blades in and was difficult to clamp. We did row 3 into 1 straight out of mower swath and are just wondering if the centre swath which hasn't...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Opinion: Brexit becoming an unmitigated disaster for UK agriculture

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Up to this point, Brexit is turning out to be an unmitigated disaster for production agriculture in the UK. And I sense that many farmers, particularly in England, Scotland and Wales, are now deeply regretting the decision to leave the European Union...
  10. AndrewG

    Water trough for rotational grazing

    Looking for a good water trough for rotational grazing cattle, I am using a plastic jfc one at the moment moving with the cattle with quick connects on the pipe. Quite often the cattle are knocking the trough making it overflow or messing with the pipe turning the ballcock, looking for any...
  11. Agriland RSS

    Parts of Co. Armagh on BVD alert

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Parts of Co. Armagh are on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) alert. This follows an upsurge of the disease on farms close to Markethill, Keady and Killylea. Over 70 initial positive results have been returned in six herds after ear tagging of calves this...
  12. muleman

    Wet May, plenty of hay.

    Only trouble is we are wanting to get a start turning cattle out, if the fields get poached up this time of year they are ruined for summer.
  13. H

    Bidens promise to Taiwan

    I think I have heard this right that Biden has promised to defend Taiwan against an onslaught from China . .......is this the right thing to do ...... How thin can you spread your defences . Is this a ploy by China to dilute the Ukraine defence to help Putin ? ......just wondering .
  14. A

    barn, unit, workshop, to rent in the newquay area.

    Hi there, I started up a small business converting campervans last year in Devon. I have been renting an old cattle barn to use as my workshop which has been great. However, we are now looking to move Newquay in Cornwall and so I am on the look out for somewhere to be able to continue my...
  15. A

    barn, unit, workshop, to rent in the newquay area.

    Hi there, I started up a small business converting campervans last year in Devon. I have been renting an old cattle barn to use as my workshop which has been great. However, we are now looking to move Newquay in Cornwall and so I am on the look out for somewhere to be able to continue my...
  16. cb387

    Gene Edited crops coming to the uk

    Never mind that the technology must be years away but : The production of gene-edited crops is to be sped up to help guarantee British food supplies in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine. Russian blockades are preventing the export of key goods such as wheat from the country, leading to rising...
  17. C

    Biodiversity offsetting - Anyone done it?

    Looking for anyones experience, Ive been approached by two companies now regarding offsetting associated with nearby housing developments (on separate fields ) - One hasnt made any offer yet the other is offering £23k/ha upfront and £950/ha for 30 years linked to inflation - 0.5% with a 5% cap...
  18. Bigjon44

    Anyone bought fert

    As per the title.new prices are out.anyone committed to buying any yet or is people holding back?
  19. S

    Back to minimum tillage ?

    We have a big issue with grass weeds and it’s getting worse. We are ok if we have a big spread of crops but it simply just doesn’t pay due to poor yields of spring crops such as spring linseed, spring barley, spring beans spring wheat. We’ve also tried grass but without our own livestock we get...
  20. Wigeon

    Cabless electric tractor

    It was the most beautiful evening today, and I'm just in from spraying. My evening was spent in my glass box, trundling up hill and down every 36 metres, admiring some spectacular views, at my favourite time of year. But then I thought to myself actually, this is a bit rubbish. Might as well...
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