Rearing healthy calves

Rearing healthy calves

Calf rearing with British made milk replacers   Every farmer understands that a strong, healthy calf is the foundation of a successful livestock operation. The journey to rearing such a calf begins with proper nutrition during their earliest days of life. This is...
Straights Update 10th January 2024

Straights Update 10th January 2024

Market Overview Wheat / Barley / Maize New Year, same key market drivers! Competitive & abundant wheat supplies from Russia continue to weigh on the market despite some concerns over safety for shipments in the Black Sea. Last week a bulk carrier was struck by a...
Straights Update 30th November 2023

Straights Update 30th November 2023

Market Overview Wheat / Barley / Maize UK wheat production is expected to be down by 1.5MT on the year at 14MT due to a smaller planted area. The reduced production will likely offset higher volumes of carryover stock and an increase in import volumes. Cheap &...
Ewe nutrition at lambing

Ewe nutrition at lambing

Ewe nutrition pre-lambing   A major driver of ewe performance can be put down to the nutritional diet they are fed. The nutrients your flock ingest affect their growth, lactation, maintenance and health and reproductive success. We want to talk about getting your...
Straights Update 3rd November 2023

Straights Update 3rd November 2023

Market Overview Wheat / Barley / Maize As of 29th October, the US winter wheat plantings are 84% complete compared to 85% this time last year. Condition ratings for US winter wheat are 47% good to excellent, well above the 28% rating this time last year....
Housing Livestock

Housing Livestock

Housing your livestock this winter   This year we have seen an extended grazing season due to the mild autumn temperatures. However, now is the time when many farmers are looking ahead to housing, and we’ve come up with our top 3 tips to making the housing period...