• THE JERSEY breed saw the biggest re-shuffle in the latest bull proofs released from DairyCo, which included all the main dairy breeds bar Holstein sires.

  • THE LATEST bull proofs published by DairyCo show that the £300 Profitable Lifetime Index (PLI) barrier has been broken for the first time.

  • THE LATEST Holstein sire indexes, printed by DairyCo Breeding on Tuesday, April 1, show a new number one daughter-proven sire has topped the Profitable Lifetime Index (PLI) ranking.

  • WHAT'S BEING claimed as an industry first, is Scottish feed company, Davidsons Animal Feeds' 'app' which is aimed at helping dairymen manage the transition of their herds.

  • HISTORICALLY, blends offered a perfect compromise between seeing what you are feeding without the risks of dealing in an ever more volatile and expensive straights market.

  • A NEW way of hitting digital dermatitis is the aim of the Quill Hoof-Spray System launched jointly by Quill Productions and Ambic Equipment.

  • PROVIDING SUPPLEMENTATION at grazing can ensure heifers grow quickly enough and conceive early in the service period, according to new research from Caltech-Crystalyx.

  • THE NEW in-feed additive, Rumitech, is one of the most exciting products 'we've used in years', according to Harbro's feed gurus.

  • THE WIDE variation that is the British dairy industry is highlighted in the NMR annual production report this year, which sees the top seven Holstein herds achieve more than 850kg of fat and protein and above 11,600kg of milk.

  • WITH SEVERAL milk contracts looking to encourage farmers to increase butterfat levels, some producers are including higher levels of C16 fats in the diet.