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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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Nitro 3D RICHMOND-FD LIESL-ET

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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Kiltybane Norman - 5,800gns

Charolais females are in demand

A ready demand for Charolais at Dungannon on Friday, 2 November saw bull prices top at 5,800gns with an of average of £3,335 for the 34 sold – eight more than last year’s corresponding sale

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Pictured at the event are Performance Nutritionist Lauren Delaney from British Cycling, Dr Oliver Witford, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Metabolism at the University of Stirling, Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey Dr Sharon Madigan, Head of Performance Nutrition at the Sport Ireland Institute,  Kathryn Stewart, Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist,  Dr Carole Lowis, Nutritionist for the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland.

Athletes urged to eat for performance

Britain’s most successful female Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey, shared her inspiring story as well as her perspective on sports nutrition and the nutritional challenges faced by athletes at the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland’s ‘Milk it for all it’s worth’ Performance Nutrition Seminar held recently at W5.

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