Contents tagged with quality

20 July 2021

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

26 May 2021

The quality of colostrum declines if it becomes contaminated with bacteria, so collect and store it hygienically.

26 May 2021

Learn how to feed, collect and test colostrum.

13 July 2021

Defra's provisional October milk price seems high compared to quoted standard litre prices. So what's driving up the overall average?

25 November 2019

Over the last 25 years, the number of independent butchers in the UK has reduced by 60%. However, this has now steadied as consumers are increasingly willing to shop based on factors other than convenience and price.

27 February 2019

Levels of erucic acid in double-low oilseed rape crops can become elevated due to contamination from volunteers (via seeds or cross-pollination)

10 March 2020

Seeds represent a significant and essential proportion of the input costs in vegetable production. This factsheet has been produced following requests from growers for guidance on how to get the best from seed and therefore maximise the value returned from the initial investment.

13 August 2018

Ventilation systems can improve living conditions. An efficient ventilation system draws fresh air in and removes stale air along with microbes, dust, harmful gases and water vapour. Inefficient ventilation is detrimental to pig and staff performance (particularly on hot days) and costs more to run

1 July 2021

The aim of this guide is to enable barley growers to identify where production may be falling short of potential.

26 May 2021

Colostrum is vital to the newborn calf as it contains antibodies, energy and nutrients essential for growth.

1 June 2020

Voluntary schemes which establish production standards covering food safety, animal welfare and environmental protection

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