Contents tagged with breeding

26 March 2024

The latest Defra figures show that at 01 June 2023 the UK pig population stood at 4.68 million head, a year on year decline of 10.3%.

18 July 2022

Find out how your levy is used to improve the welfare of your animals.

20 September 2021

There are just seven-weeks to go until the 2021 Sheep Breeders Round Table (SBRT), online event takes place this year between Monday 15 and Friday 19 November.

6 September 2021

When it comes to raising the profit margin, AHDB’s new campaign ‘Maternal Matters’ brings the focus away from carcase traits and back to the maternal performance of the suckler cow.

3 September 2021

Successful heifer development is underpinned by nutrition. Feed alone accounts for over 75% of variable costs on most beef farms.

3 September 2021

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are a useful way to monitor fertility within your suckler herd.

27 August 2021

Find out what you should consider when selecting bulls for your replacement heifers

26 August 2021

When it comes to calving, cleanliness is paramount.

26 August 2021

Find out why the correct body condition score at calving is such an important part of effective transition management.

3 September 2021

Learn how to make calving as successful as possible.

22 February 2024

Details of free farrowing system suppliers.

6 February 2023

Find out about group farrowing systems and how they differ from other free or loose farrowing solutions.