Displaying items by tag: feed

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
Monday, 25 May 2020 13:45

Smart silos a clever choice

Made from rotationally moulded polyethylene, the Smart Silo range offers capacities from 280 litres to 30 tonnes.

Published in Farm Products
Friday, 01 May 2020 11:55

Yields up in difficult season

Yields for the 2020 arable harvest are up 16% across the board when compared to 2019, according to a new survey.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 14:55

Bumper maize crop despite drought

Waikato owner-operated farmers Nacre and Anthony Maiden says the “stars aligned” this year to give them a particularly bumper maize crop despite the drought and their sandy loam soils.

Published in General News