Displaying items by tag: feed

Thursday, 26 November 2020 05:55

Lowering empty rate with quality feed

On many farms the level of mating success achieved is very much based on the quality of the feed.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 07:55

Double whammy brings feed issues to the fore

Feed issues are the big focus for dairy farmers in Northland as the region tries to recover from the double whammy of a severe drought and, latterly, major flooding.

Published in General News

Feed company GrainCorp claims its new blending facility in Timaru will give South Island farmers more choice and flexibility when choosing feed product for animals.

Published in Management
Friday, 07 August 2020 14:00

2020 harvest yields up

Final harvest data for wheat, barley and oats (milling/malting and feed) in 2020 show yields were up 17% overall across the six crops.

Published in General News
Friday, 31 July 2020 09:35

Limited feed puts ewes at risk

Severe feed shortages in parts of the country mean many ewes are on a nutritional knife-edge heading into lambing and could be at risk of developing metabolic disorders.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 29 July 2020 13:35

Feed the most critical factor

Maintaining ewes in good body condition and the provision of shelter are two important management factors in maximising this year’s lamb crop.

Published in Management
Thursday, 23 July 2020 09:14

Benefits of winter grazing

Dairy farmers Sietze Feenstra and Simone Bouwmeester are enthusiastic about the future of wintering dairy cows on crop.

Published in Management
Thursday, 16 July 2020 11:55

Free phone feed service

Farmers in many regions are experiencing feed shortages and are being encouraged to plan for their stock needs and seek help if required.

Published in Management

Combatting protein deficiency is important in lactating cows, explains Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 12:35

Grief over grain drain

A whole generation of farmers don’t seem to know about the advantages of feeding NZ-grown grain to livestock, claims Jeremy Talbot.

Published in General News
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