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RUMINANT livestock farmers can now bolster their use of cost effective, home-grown cereals in cow diets thanks to the development of a growing range of versatile 'alkalising' ration ingredients, from FiveF Alka Limited.
A Dumfries-based company, Britmilk, has been awarded exclusive UK rights to market an award-winning colostrum feeding system for calves.
SWISS shearing equipment manufacturer, Heiniger, has introduced a comb that promises to reduce the effort required from both the machine and its user.
AN ACCIDENT in 2012, could have changed crofting couple, Don and Cara Cameron's lifestyle completely when Don lost his arm while cleaning a baler.
BEST new product award wen to Premier Livestock Handling for the Unistock manual cattle squeeze.
THE POSITIVE impact on feed efficiency of Harbro's Rumitech in beef and dairy diets has led to its addition to Clover Lamb Feeder finishing pellets this season.
A NEW Schmallenberg vaccine - SBVvax - is now available from Merial Animal Health after receiving approval for use in sheep and cattle in the UK.
NEW PRODUCT for feeding hay or silage from JFC Manufacturing, of Oswestry, Shropshire.
AN IMPROVED lamb colostrum is available this season from Nettex - its easy-mix, premium lamb colostrum, Ultra Concentrate, has been fortified with ewe milk for the 2014 lambing season.
A NEW design of milking sleeves, with adjustable cuffs keep arms dry and suit all hand sizes, is available from Dairy Spares.