A VACCINE to prevent the devastating impacts of the Schmallenberg virus (SBV) will be available for farmers to use before this year’s breeding season gets in full swing.
PUTTING three big swaths into one, the Claas Disco 9100C triple mower is a good match for high capacity foragers.
Johne’s disease often remains hidden for years, but outbreaks of the condition can have devastating effects both on individual animals or entire populations. Neil Ryder talks to vet David Black and farmer Mike Bowe who both believe the disease can only be brought under control by an industry-wide approach.
AFTER a cold spring and slow growth, winter wheat crops are at last starting to show some promise. Protecting what is there will be vitally important and so this season, agronomists are underlining the importance of keeping to tight spray timings.
Show and event reports
THE supreme championship at the National Spring Spectacular at Beef Expo went to Trevor Lyon and son, Jonathan from Bourne, Lincolnshire, with their home-bred Limousin cross heifer, Temptation.
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In Your Field
I had hoped all the cattle would be turned out and the daily routine of feeding stock had finally ended, but this is not so.