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Antibody failure is nearly 14 times higher on farms that didn’t properly monitor progress. But the survey found that 40% of farms never checked the transfer of antibodies from colostrum by calf blood analysis.

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Progress made on calf colostrum management

Dairy farmers are making real progress towards better calf colostrum management practices – but still need to focus on improved performance monitoring.

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Milk producers have doubled down on efficiencies and are boosting herd health and fertility, confirms the latest Kingshay Dairy costings report.

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Dairy Day makes welcome return

Final touches are being put to this year’s UK Dairy Day event, which takes place next month at the International Centre, Telford, Shropshire.

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Silage variability prompts concerns over protein energy balance

More first cut silage samples are testing higher in energy than protein – raising concerns that dairy rations may become imbalanced this winter.

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Dairy farmers pay high price for lameness

Next month’s UK Dairy Day will go ahead with additional Covid safety measures in place following the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions.

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UK Dairy Day all set for welcome return to Telford

Next month’s UK Dairy Day will go ahead with additional Covid safety measures in place following the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions.

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Australia free trade deal is ‘bad for beef’

An increase in beef exports following a tariff-free trade deal with Australia could have a big impact on British producers, say meat processors.

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Multi-cut silage helps dairy farms weather the effects of drought

Multi-cut silage could put dairy farms in a stronger position to withstand the effects of drought on reducing grass growth, suggests a survey.

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Project aims to reduce and treat pain in lame dairy cows

A new project to recognise and treat pain in lame dairy cows has been launched by veterinary group Vet Partners.

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