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Helpful tips to reduce the impact of calf scour

Helpful tips to reduce the impact of calf scour

More than half of all calf deaths in the first few weeks of life are related to scour. A good prevention program can significantly reduce the impact of calf scour, but for this to work best you need to know the exact cause of calf scour on your farm.

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Government in tatters over Brexit

For the first time since I began writing about events in Brussels it is impossible to guess where events are going. Over Brexit Brussels is behaving as normal; it has put a document on the table, but in London the government is tearing itself apart. Decisions are being taken that are often more about personal egos than the interests of the country and the millions of jobs that depend on a well-managed exit from the EU.

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Clamp consolidation will be one of several topics for practical advice on the Volac stand at LAMMA

Silage advice at LAMMA event

With silage-making such a highly mechanised activity, leading forage preservation and animal nutrition company, Volac, will be providing guidance to help machinery operators do the best possible job of making better silage at LAMMA 2019 (stand number 7.710, hall 7, NEC Birmingham, Wednesday 9 January, 2019).

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Health and management driving dairy selection

Health and management traits are now as important as production criteria when it comes to selecting the sires that are used in dairy breeding programmes across Northern Ireland, according to Ai Services (Northern Ireland) Ltd’s breeding services’ manager Ivan Minford.

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