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Autumn special offer

We have come up with the following breed-based packages that offer fantastic value-for-money for a combination of 50 straws of dairy semen and 50 straws of beef for a tempting blend price. You can choose 50 dairy and 50 beef straws from any of the following bulls for a blend price of £7.50/straw for the Holstein or Jersey and beef package and £6.50/straw for the British Friesian or Fleckvieh and beef option. The sires included in the Autumn special offer deal are: Holstein Co-Op BSF Surg Slam Dunk – massive milk improver with £756 PLI and 2.47 Type Merit Co-Op Robust...

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Six tips for terrific AI tank management

Article reproduced from Dairy Herd Management Liquid nitrogen storage tanks are so good at insulating the materials stored inside that if you put a thermos of steaming hot coffee in your tank, you'd still burn your tongue on a cup poured from that thermos 10 years later. But while designed to be sturdy and dependable, liquid nitrogen tanks are a little more fragile than they appear. They require regular care and attention to ensure they function properly for many years. Failure to do so can lead to lost inventory, or reduced pregnancy rates because semen quality is compromised. Use these...

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Baron now officially Superior

Baron now officially Superior

UK Sires Direct’s Simmental bull Grangewood Baron 10 has recently qualified as a Meadow Quality Superior Sire.

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CRI and Koepon combine to form URUS

Two strong organisations – one cooperative and one privately-owned company – have combined to form a new global leader in cattle artificial insemination genetics and farm management information - URUS.

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Giving your herd the best chance for successful fertility

Achieving high levels of reproductive performance will be a major key performance indicator (KPI) on most dairy farms this winter. This article considers some nutritional factors which could have an impact on success.

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