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Keep cows sweet this summer – don’t underestimate energy needs

While more dairy cows are now housed at night, even during the summer, dairy farmers should grasp the opportunity to use the TMR mix to make up for an...


28 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News
Cross industry group to investigate dairy downturn

A new cross-industry group is aiming to look at addressing volatility in the dairy sector. Acknowledging that the current situation in the dairy se...


Leading vet discusses management of cubicle beds for cow health

Moisture poses the biggest health risk to cows lying in cubicles and although cows can spend up to 14-hours a day lying down, the impact of the cubicl...


Prepare for parasite control in the season ahead

Plan ahead for season-long control of parasites to maintain sheep, beef and dairy productivity, is the message in a new Season Ahead video produced by...


22 May 2015 | Dairy,News,Shows and Events
Livestock Event: two live robotic dems - for dairy and beef

Livestock farmers will be able to find out more about robotics by visiting two live demonstrations staged at the Livestock Event, at The NEC, Birmingh...


Sheffield’s ‘Superfresh’ milk producer invests in processing – and new McCormick tractor

A Sheffield dairy farm known for the eye-catching ‘Our Cow Molly’ branding of its milk processing business is among the first in the country to take d...


Get more UK produce in Tesco stores, Lochhead urges

Food Secretary welcomes Tesco’s £2.1 billion worth of sales of Scottish produce. Scotland’s Food Secretary Richard Lochhead has encouraged Tesco ch...


22 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Arla milk price cut is 'yet another major setback'

Arla has announced that it will cut the price it pays to its UK members by 0.84p from May 25 taking their standard litre price to 24.99p. Reacting ...


New government must hold its nerve and 'roll out badger cull', says CLA President Henry Robinson

Ministers must 'hold their nerve' and deliver on the strategy for tackling bovine TB which 'must include the roll out of the badger cull', CLA Preside...


21 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Dairy Crest profits plummet as dairy market difficulties continue

Pre-tax profits at Dairy Crest have plummeted by 59 percent as its milk operations continue to suffer from market difficulties, over supply and fallin...


21 May 2015 | Dairy,Meat Processing,News
European Commission rejects mandatory dairy labelling

The European Commission has rejected proposals to introduce mandatory country-of-origin labelling on dairy products. The first report looked at the...


18 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News
Farming unions meet to discuss milk contracts

A working group of farming organisations has met to assess the current state of the dairy sector and to review areas where they can work collaborative...


Prince Charles expressed milk price and TB concerns in letters to Blair

Prince Charles expressed concerns that retailers had farmers in an 'arm lock' over the price of milk and also gave his support to the culling of badge...


13 May 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News,NFU
Turnaround plan needed as Scottish milk suppliers see price cuts

NFU Scotland has met with dairy co-operative First Milk to discuss the company’s plans for turning around its business. Faced with exposure to fall...


7 May 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,Finance,News
Efficient use of forage important as dairy farmers seek to expand

Dairy farmers seeking to expand following the end of milk quotas last month should do so with improved use of forage at the heart of their plans. T...



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22 May 2015
Job for G F worker/milker on modern dairy farm in Cornwall
GFW/ milker required for job around yards looking after stock, bedding up etc as well as some milking. We need more help for ...

29 May 2015
Ruminant Sales Specialist
A career vacancy has arisen for an experienced ruminant feed specialist to enhance the Midlands team.

Our client is a well-k...

10 May 2015
 Two job vacancies available possibly suit a couple or two friends on a Dairy farm. Oswestry
Two people needed to work on a modern family dairy farm both to have milking calf rearing and tractor driving experience. &nb...

20 July 2015
STUDENT / COLLEGE LEAVER to Dairy assistant >>> Chinnor
220 cow dairy herd in Oxfordshire seeks new team member to be part of a team of 4. Single accommodation available. Milking ex...

12 May 2015
Livestock Technician: job on farm in Yorkshire
Melrose Pigs is a 3rd generation family business in Yorkshire which has recently invested in state of the art nursery and gro...









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