Improving existing buildings or designing new builds to the best standards has a lasting and positive impact on animal health and productivity. This manual covers a wide range of aspects to improve buildings for your cattle.
Successful beef production starts with a bright and healthy calf that has been well looked after from the moment it is born. Following the advice in this manual will help ensure calves enter the next stage of their lives in the best possible condition and continue to grow to their expected targets
Around half of all beef in England is a product of the dairy herd. Improving the quality of these cattle can benefit the whole beef supply chain. This manual provides important information for dairy farmers wanting to grow and finish their own calves and beef producers purchasing dairy-bred calves
The pig building ventilation guide aims to help producers provide optimum indoor living conditions for pigs, thereby improving health, welfare and production efficiency, through a better understanding of the principles of ventilation and types of system available