livestock

  1. MickyMook

    Diet feeder loaded with tractor loader

    I'm coming from a place of zero experience with this so I'm hoping some people on here with experience can help: I'm planning on upgrading my feeding method to use a diet feeder. The only problem is that most of my loader work is done with an old JCB 3cx or a NH 7740 with front loader, so I...
  2. Jclarke

    Rearing Calves Wanted

    Looking for 100+ fresh rearing calves direct from farm in the new year onwards. Any beef x breeds considered. Good price paid for strong healthy calves and am not against block calving/ crossbred herds. Genuine farmer buyer based in Gloustershire but willing to travel. Please feel free to...
  3. Cultura Recruitment

    Situation Vacant Elite Livestock Stock Person - Chester/North Wales

    Employer: A global leader in Bovine genetics with continued investment in genetics, services and product development for the both the beef and dairy industry. An extremely rewarding and interesting role for a dedicated livestock enthusiast. You will work as part of a team to look after some of...
  4. L

    POLL... Is there money in livestock farming?

    Select all that apply
  5. J

    Technology Use in Cattle Farming

    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...
  6. M

    Micro livestock farm in NJ, is it possible?

    Hello! I am completely new to the world of agro and was looking for some advice on a dream of mine. I graduated college two years ago and have been working a good paying job but I know it’s work that I don’t want to do forever. Me and my fiancé planned on having a hobby farm when we do get a...
  7. K

    Pasteurella Pneumonia in lambs

    Lost a third lamb suddenly with no signs yesterday, 11 weeks old and was fine the night before. This is the third one I've found in the last 3 weeks, got a post mortem done and got concluded that it was pasteurella pneumonia that caused the death, so guessing the other 2 had been the same. Lambs...
  8. Wynnstay

    Flies: A race against time

    Don’t be fooled into thinking it is too early to begin a fly control plan in February/March! Flies have a short lifecycle (although weather dependent) and produce high numbers of eggs. By the time we begin to see the odd adult fly on the farm, we can be sure the environment has high numbers in...
  9. M

    Advice for young farmer on holistically managed farm - Devon, UK

    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...
  10. K

    Routine Foot Trimming in Sheep: UK Farmers Practices and Attitudes

    Hi all, I am a student at Harper Adams University carrying out an Honours Research Project on UK sheep farmers' opinions and practices of routine foot trimming. If you could spare some time to complete an online questionnaire or share the link with other groups you are in, it would be greatly...
  11. S

    SOIL TESTING SURVEY - Chance to win 10 soil tests

    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. tiny.cc/SoilTesting Every entry also = 25p for the Farming Community Network Charity
  12. Vienna114

    University Project - Monitoring System for Farms

    Hello everyone! In the process of a university project at WU Vienna, my colleagues and I are working with a team that developed a technology to simplify monitoring through automation. With the help of an algorithm, the system can learn the normal state of an object and detect any deviations...
  13. Mossy-95

    Joint Venture Farming Perceptions

    Hello all If you haven't seen a previous post, I am currently undertaking an honours research project on JVFA's. My data collection must end next week, and I am short of responses! If you are involved in agriculture, regardless of whether you are minor not in a JVFA or a contractor, your...
  14. T

    Dissertation Survey

    Morning, I am looking for as many people as possible to answer my short questionnaire for my university dissertation. I am looking at the level of interaction between farmers with sheep flocks and vets in the South West of England, and how these barriers can be removed and interaction can be...
  15. T

    Farmers interaction with their vet in the South West

    Good Morning, I am still looking for quite a few responses from farmers in the South West of England. I am looking at the interaction between sheep farmers and vets, and what the primary reasons are for using a vet and how the level of communication has changed, suggested strategies to improve...
  16. essexgirl

    Housekeeper and farm help

    Would any farmers be interested in a live in housekeeper/farm help? I can cook and clean etc. I also have experience with livestock mainly sheep and cattle. An allowance would be beneficial, but mainly a nice place to live is important. Serious replies would be good..but i know what farmers are like
  17. A

    Infection of livestock and poultry in farm: market research for a new rapid, cheap diagnostic test

    I'm posting on behalf of a team at the Cambridge University Business School, as we have potential a point-of-care diagnostic product that would significantly reduce duration and cost required for the diagnosis of bacterial infection in the gastrointestinal tract, such as Campylobacter, in...
  18. A

    Infection of livestock and poultry in farm: market research for a new rapid, cheap diagnostic test

    I'm posting on behalf of a team at the Cambridge University Business School, as we have potential a point-of-care diagnostic product that would significantly reduce duration and cost required for the diagnosis of bacterial infection in the gastrointestinal tract, such as Campylobacter, in...
  19. cachivers

    Calling Devon farmers: NEW DATE for farmer focus group - sign up now!

    Hi all, I'm holding another farmer focus group as part of my PhD research into how environmental farming advice can be improved, and it's very important that I speak with as many farmers as possible as it's vital that your views are heard when influencing policy. The event is going to be on...
  20. J

    Question: What do we get from sheep?

    Hi all, My name is James and I'm a design engineering student in London. I'm just starting a project investigating wool and some of the amazing properties it has, and I have some questions about the UK sheep farming industry that I was hoping some of you might be able to help me with! I've...

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