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Cattle Youngstock Turnout

First and Second season animals are often wormed at turnout and the two main factors in deciding which product to use are how often you want to handle the animals when outside and the cost of the product. The main factors to consider should be maximising growth rates and the development of immunity both of … Continue reading Cattle Youngstock Turnout

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Early Fly Control in Cattle

The relatively mild and extremely wet winter has potentially failed to kill off over-wintering fly populations – so much so that as the weather warms up there could be an explosion in insects that both irritate cattle and transmit diseases. Climate change is also influencing the way entomologists and animal health experts think about fly … Continue reading Early Fly Control in Cattle

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March 2014 – Winter Fair sheep feed winner

Winner of CCF’s Centenary animal feed competition at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair, Builth Wells, is sheep farmer Adam Rees. He correctly identified that CCF openly declares all raw material percentages on its feed tickets, does not hide behind legal tolerances in its declarations and returns any profit to its farmer members rather than non-farming … Continue reading March 2014 – Winter Fair sheep feed winner

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February 2014 – Elite ewes can now be fed to dairy cow standards

FARMER owned supply business CCF, with centres at Knighton, Aberystwyth, Tregaron, Machynlleth, Rhayader, Llanbedr, Llanuwchllyn, Trawsfynydd and Gaerwen Uchaf, has developed Elite Ewe 18, a new feed that aims to bring sheep nutrition to the same standards as dairy cows, feeding for milk production to help ewes perform and lambs gain good early growth. “Productive … Continue reading February 2014 – Elite ewes can now be fed to dairy cow standards

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January 2014 – Top animal health prizes for Farmers Co Op employee

An employee from Clynderwen and Cardiganshire Farmers Ltd has recently received two prestigious prizes at the annual Animal Health Distributors Association Conference. Jenny Evans was the top student in the livestock category of the Animal Medicines Training Authority exams in 2013 and was awarded the Simon Fleet Cup. She also scooped the AHDA prize. Jenny, … Continue reading January 2014 – Top animal health prizes for Farmers Co Op employee

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