• A NEW design of milking sleeves, with adjustable cuffs keep arms dry and suit all hand sizes, is available from Dairy Spares.

  • FOLLOWING THE success of their bedding spreader, Vink have developed a lime spreader for cubicle houses.

  • "We ONLY need a broken arm or hand caused by a cow kicking and one of these new Ritchie Calving gates will pay for itself," so says Brechin farmer, Graeme Mather.

  • A 'GOLDEN' opportunity is being offered to Keenan customers to celebrate 30 years of the company in the UK.

  • Improvements to ear tag design by a leading Scottish manufacturer look to have countered some of the key welfare and tag retention problems experienced by sheep farmers.

  • A NEW feed additive, Novatan, can boost milk yield and protein quality through improved protein utilisation has been launched into the UK by French nutrition company Techna and is available through Premier Nutrition.

  • A lamb shelter launched by Solway Recycling of Dumfries was designed by a farmer in the Scottish Borders where harsh winds from the East can devastate a lamb crop.

  • It can be an often overlooked part of livestock management, but proper handling facilities are, in fact, key elements in reducing accidents in both man and beast.

  • Dairy Spares has launched a new Milk-Kart on wheels which allows calf feeders to be filled quickly and easily.

  • The RITCHIE Combi Clamp is designed to make everyday tasks – such as clipping, trimming, worming and dosing – much easier for those sheep producers working alone or looking to reduce handling time and stress.