Contents tagged with cattle

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.

29 July 2021

Read our tips on establishing maize, from cultivating to drilling, and solving any compaction issues.

6 August 2021

Location, soil type, altitude and field aspect should be considered before growing maize. Read about the pros and cons of growing maize under film here.

29 July 2021

From the benefits of growing under film, to the control of weeds, pests and disease, our information will help you to grow maize for silage.

29 July 2021

See our advice on how to assess the dry matter of maize, when to use an additive, and best practice for the maize silage clamp.

29 July 2021

See how the cost of maize silage, and maize grown under film, compares to grazed grass and grass silage.

18 January 2022

This project was established to examine the validity of the age threshold of slaughter for quality beef production from beef cattle

3 November 2021

Research investigating the prevention of digital dermatitis transmission on farm

18 January 2022

This PhD project will look at the assessment and development of pre-slaughter techniques for cattle and sheep to reduce animal stress and improve carcase and meat quality

28 June 2021

Join Andy Forbes, independent consultant in ruminant parasitology, honorary Professor at Glasgow University and member of COWS to learn more about the options for parasite control at housing time.

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