Use automatic feeders correctly or risk calf health farmers warned

Use automatic feeders correctly or risk calf health farmers warned

Use automatic feeders correctly or risk calf health farmers warned 26 JUNE, 2019 Farmers who rear calves on automatic feeders are being advised to use them correctly or risk creating a cycle of infection that compromises health and performance. The Bennett family, who...
Key benefits of feeding once a day

Key benefits of feeding once a day

Key benefits of feeding once a day PROTEIN CONTENT SHINE ONCE-A-DAY: 95% Milk Protein STANDARD CALF MILK: 40% Milk Protein TYPES OF FAT SHINE ONCE-A-DAY: 17% Fat STANDARD CALF MILK: 18% Fat Labour saving Earlier consumption of concentrates Accelerated rumen...
Willie Whiteford Testimonial

Willie Whiteford Testimonial

Once-a-Day feeding lays foundation to calf health in premier herd 18 OCTOBER, 2017 A once-a-day calf feeding system is allowing a premier Ayrshire breeder to devote more time to keeping his heifer replacements in tip-top health. The Whitefords father Jack moved from...
Weavian Farm Testimonial

Weavian Farm Testimonial

Shine calves on Weavian farms 22 OCTOBER, 2015 Cath Ratcliffe moved to West Webbery Farm, Bideford, North Devon in 2013 to enable them to expand their 180 cow herd and to keep their own youngstock as it had previously been a flying herd. Two years on they are now...
John Kennedy Testimonial

John Kennedy Testimonial

Weaning accelerated by two weeks in calves fed Shine Once-a-Day 27 OCTOBER, 2017 A young farmer’s vision for improving calf performance on his family’s dairy farm by changing the feeding system from cow’s milk to a once-a-day milk replacer lives on after his tragic...
Nigel Worrell Testimonial

Nigel Worrell Testimonial

Nigel Worrell  Testimonial 08 FEBRUARY, 2017 The flexibility of a once-a-day calf feeding system has allowed a Co. Clare agricultural contracting business to expand into calf rearing, increasing numbers year on year to 250. Well known Whitegate, Co Clare Agricultural...