Doubling milk from forage
One Wiltshire dairy farm has managed to double its milk from forage by changing seven, set-stocked fields into a 34 ha grazing platform comprising 22 paddocks for its 130 Holstein Friesians
Breeding Blocks - Shape your future
Taking control of your breeding decisions is vitally important if you want to take full advantage of your farming system and milk contract.
IDF debunks myths about dairy and sugar
Issues pertaining to body weight and obesity can sometimes be attributed to the consumption of milk and other dairy products, due to their apparent high sugar content. The 2019 International Dairy Federation(IDF) World Dairy Summit addressed the latest science on dairy and sugar in our diets.
Diabetes ‘can be kept at bay with a glass of milk every day’
Drinking milk at breakfast time cuts the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes, research suggests.
New dairy cattle breeding method increases genetic selection efficiency
Brazilian scientists at São Paulo State University (UNESP) collaborating with colleagues at the University of Maryland and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have developed a dairy cattle breeding method that adds a new parameter to genetic selection and conserves or even improves a population’s genetic diversity
Beef farmers – need some help this summer?by Simon Gee
French students seek internships on UK beef farms
Top genetic traits to improve lifetime yield revealedby Marco Winters
AHDB Dairy have revealed the genetic traits dairy farmers should focus on if they are aiming to increase their herd’s daily lifetime yields for fat and protein