Displaying items by tag: feed

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 08:55

Drought impact to continue

There is not going to be any significant feed grown in Hawkes Bay until spring, according to former special agriculture trade envoy Mike Petersen.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 June 2020 11:14

Time to rethink

Pioneer forage specialist, Ian Williams on how farmers can manage feed and animals as they move into winter.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 15 June 2020 12:11

Pitfalls of dropping feed, not herd size

Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services, on why farmers shouldn't reduce feed without also destocking.

Published in Animal Health
Monday, 15 June 2020 11:52

Pitfalls of dropping feed, not herd size

Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services, on why farmers shouldn't reduce feed without also destocking.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 13:09

Keep an eye on winter grazing practices

Farmers are taking steps to improve wintering systems despite the challenges of COVID-19 restrictions and weather events.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 11:54

B+LNZ launches winter grazing campaign

Animal welfare is a central focus of Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) new winter grazing campaign.

Published in General News

Assessing the trace element status of a flock should be part of your animal health programme. 

Published in Management
Friday, 05 June 2020 09:47

Maize stubble fills feed gap

In a normal season, maize stubble wouldn’t be required as a feed on dairy farms.

Published in Management
Friday, 29 May 2020 11:14

Proper nutrition pre-calving boosts yield

If milk fever is keeping you or your staff awake at night, you are not alone. 

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 28 May 2020 12:51

Call for help answered

With the drought reaching a crisis level in Central Hawkes Bay with supplementary feed almost non-existent, farmers in the Wairarapa have answered the call for help.

Published in General News