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LIVESTOCK farmers on the Orkney and Shetland Islands will be able to access the benefits of the Spread-a-Bale machine following the appointment of J and W Tait as dealers for the islands.
A NEW higher output pump has just been launched by specialist, SlurryKat.
COCCIDIOSIS has been shown to cost the average dairy herd between £25 and £60 per affected calf - but a new disinfectant could help guard against its spread.
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.