LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
If you are concerned about calf health you can now ask your vet for a detailed, score-based appraisal of your youngstock rearing system, thanks to the launch of a new checklist tool from MSD Animal Health.
ADAS recently estimated the cost of a scour outbreak in a 100-cow suckler herd (assuming 90 calves born) to be £5,794*. Consequently, it definitely pays to prevent any infectious calf scours gaining a foothold on any beef unit.
Political turmoil, pressures from non-meat protein and the rotten meat scandal have weighed heavily on the Brazilian beef sector in 2017 and there will be further challenges afoot for the world’s largest commercial herd.
The scale of competition European farmers will face from Latin American countries with low food production standards has been revealed by a leak of classified documents relating to the EU-Mercosur trade talks.