Contents tagged with cattle

16 September 2021

UK beef production fell 2% year-on-year in August to 73,200 tonnes.

9 August 2021

Quantifying, benchmarking and rationalising farm medicine use in the beef industry – Novel best practices in communicating with food system stakeholders

6 August 2021

Use the clover content assessment stick to help you estimate the clover content in your pastures and assess nitrogen (N) supply.

5 August 2021

Reducing uncertainty in life cycle assessment of livestock production systems

5 August 2021

Neospora caninum is a microscopic protozoan parasite which causes abortion in cattle determining significant economic losses, production inefficiency and animal welfare concern

5 August 2021

Pathology expertise underpins disease diagnosis, monitoring and surveillance and is vital for the health and welfare of the UK beef and sheep industries

29 July 2021

Find out if feeding maize is suitable for your cattle and see our information on protein supplementation and feeding co-products.

29 July 2021

Maize is a high energy, high starch feed. Read more about how maize compares to grass silage for protein, energy, and dry matter.

29 July 2021

See our information to help understand the feed value of maize silage and maize grain, and some example rations for feeding cattle and sheep.

29 July 2021

Weed control in the first six weeks after sowing is critical to maize performance. Learn more about maize's damaging pests and diseases.

29 July 2021

Find information on the nitrogen, phosphate and potash requirements of maize and avoiding nutrient overload.

29 July 2021

The main factors for choosing a maize variety include maturity, yield potential and feed quality. Read our tips on what to look out for when choosing a variety.

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