Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Livestock production

A trial at Reading University showed Anpario's Optomega range reduced methane production by dairy cows

Anpario: Research demonstrates methane reduction using Optomega range

An in-vitro study to assess the effect of Anpario’s Optomega additives on gas and methane production when supplemented in a dairy herd ration showed...
Weda Dammann & Westerkamp has supplied a complete insect feeding system to HiProMine.

Weda: Feeding system supplied to Europe’s largest insect-breeding facility

Weda Dammann & Westerkamp has supplied a complete insect feeding system to Polish feed producer HiProMine. The company, from Robakowo near Poznan, breeds insect-based...
Keenan's MechFiber+ range features a new paddle design

Keenan: New MechFiber+ diet feeder range launched

Designed more than 40 years ago, the Keenan MechFiber paddle feeder is renowned for the evenly, thoroughly mixed, light and fluffy ration that it...
MG Hudson manufactures mineral block holders that keep these valuable supplements away from badgers

MG Hudson: Badger proofing the farm

Bovine TB is one of the most difficult ongoing challenges that livestock farmers face. Given the devastation TB breakdowns bring, simple, cost-effective biosecurity measures...
Anpario's Optomega microalgae

Anpario: Optomega Algae is a sustainable source of omega-3

A new, microalgae-derived, omega-3 fatty acid supplement, Optomega Algae, has been launched by Anpario, an independent manufacturer and distributor of feed additives for livestock. The...
Lowe Maintenance has launched a new online Safe Use of Sheep Dip course

Lowe Maintenance: Sheep dip course moves online for first time

Yorkshire land-based training provider Lowe Maintenance has launched a new Safe Use of Sheep Dip course - and for the first time, training takes...
The SenseHub Go subscription service allows dairy and beef cows to be monitored for fertility and health purposes with zero upfront costs

Allflex: Subscription-based SenseHub monitoring launched

Allflex Livestock Intelligence has announced the launch of a subscription-based version of its popular SenseHub beef and dairy cow monitoring solutions. "Go" is a simple...
Globalstar's IoT technology powers the FindMySheep system

Globalstar: IoT satellite technology for tracking livestock

Keeping track of valuable livestock grazing in remote areas is a daily challenge for farmers, but using technology powered by Globalstar, farmers can obtain...
The new SenseHub tags with LED are fully waterproof and suitable for use in dairy and beef cattle of all ages

Allflex: LED-equipped SenseHub ear tag launched

Allflex Livestock Intelligence has launched an updated version of its intelligent SenseHub monitoring ear tag that not only boasts improved battery life, but also...
Weda has introduced new wood-look PVC pig pen panels

Weda: Hygienic wood-look PVC pens introduced

German manufacturer Weda Dammann & Westerkamp is now selling hygienic PVC pen walls and modules in a natural wooden look. “Real wood has the disadvantage...
Dairy Spares has launched a 60-teat mobile calf feeder – the largest in the company's range

Dairy Spares: 60-teat mobile Milk Bar calf feeder added to range

Dairy Spares has further extended its Milk Bar range of calf feeders with the launch of a new mobile 60-teat calf feeder. Manufactured in New...
Livestock wearing Nofence collars can then be turned out into the area to graze with no physical fencing

Nofence: Virtual grazing technology launched in the UK

Technology advancements are providing new opportunities for beef, dairy and sheep producers as Nofence virtual grazing technology becomes widely available in the UK. Established in...
A new movement sensor – the I-Qube 9 - with an extended range is one of 3 new features to the CowAlert behaviour monitoring system

IceRobotics: Enhanced functionality benefits herd fertility performance and health

Three new enhancements to the CowAlert behaviour monitoring system further help farmers to manage herd fertility, and to manage and monitor lameness. The Edinburgh-based developer...
The Silo Crab from JF Hudson

JF Hudson: Silo Crab minimises waste forage

Reacting to the big losses that can occur in the dairy shed at feed time, JF Hudson has come up with the Silo Crab,...
Pictured with the new mobile sheep dipping lorry are (from left): Neil Fell, and Andrew Cooke and Jon Reader of Synergy Farm Health

Synergy Farm Health: New sheep dipping service for the South-west of...

The largest independent farm animal veterinary practice in the UK, Synergy Farm Health, which has multiple sites in Dorset and the surrounding counties, has...
Kuhn has introduced the Euromix 3 CL, a triple vertical-auger diet feeder with cross-conveyor feed distribution

Kuhn: Large-capacity diet feeder range extended

Kuhn Farm Machinery has extended its range of diet feeders with cross-conveyor feeding with the addition of triple vertical auger models. The four-strong Euromix...
Smoooth blue udder lotion is available in spray form, allowing quick and easy application

Dairy Spares: New spray-on udder lotion for dairy cows

Dairy Spares has launched a natural udder lotion called Smoooth that's available in spray form making it easy to apply efficiently. Its blue colour...
A trial using Jersey cows found oregano essential oil helped lower somatic cell counts

Anpario: Trial shows oregano essential oil can increase milk production and...

A new trial carried out at a Brazilian university during the hot season found that the 100 per cent natural oregano essential oil (OEO)...
SimplyCow is an easy-to-use mobile herd management and animal recording tool for farmers.

Mtech Digital Solutions: SimplyCow mobile app for dairy herd management

Finnish software company Mtech Digital Solutions has launched the SimplyCow mobile application. It's an easy-to-use app that acts as a standalone tool, allowing for...
Roxell has introduced the new Fidos smart feed dispenser especially for farrowing rooms

Roxell: Fidos Farrowing smart feed dispenser promotes better sow condition

Roxell has expanded its Fidos range for electronic sow feeding by adding the new Fidos Farrowing smart dispenser that promotes precise, individual feeding of...