Pigs kept outdoors are particularly vulnerable to radiant heat gain and it is important that they have access to shade in sunny weather. There are a number of ways in which producers can minimise heat stress
With most of the country recently experiencing dry and warm conditions, it’s important to consider the affect heat can have on livestock. We’ve pulled together our top tips for cattle and sheep to prevent heat stress.
The closure of the food service industry for almost two months now has reduced demand for meat and grain products. The impact of coronavirus on meat and dairy production will likely translate to a fall in demand for feed grains.
Knowledge Transfer Manager Kate Mackenzie talks to consultant Andre Van Barneveld at a recent grazing meeting about his top tips for managing grass over the Autumn following the hot and dry summer, and hears how farmers are coping.