House with land wanted in Yorkshire/Lancashire area.


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Wanted ASAP 6-20 acres of good grazing land with house (that’s not falling down or in need of a complete renovation) to immediately move into.
£400-465 is my maximum price and I have to move in by September 2020. Must not be on a flood plain.
I have a small herd of sheep, goats, ponies and alpacas. The land must be clean (no ragwort etc).

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How to mitigate heat stress in cattle

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Written by John Swire

With temperatures forecast to rise above 25°C, cattle producers should be prepared to mitigate the negative effects of heat stress on their beef and dairy animals.

“Cattle are fairly comfortable when the ambient temperature is between 15°C and 25°C over the summer months but if the thermometer rises significantly, production performance will start to suffer,” warns Jacob Lakin from Azelis Animal Nutrition.

“This is because both a milk production and growing beef animal will start to divert energy away from production performance towards keeping cool. You’ll notice if a cow is struggling during a summer heatwave because she will start to salivate heavily and pant...