Contents tagged with quality

18 January 2022

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

13 February 2024

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

13 February 2024

Learn how to feed, collect and test colostrum.

30 January 2024

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)

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

30 October 2023

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