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22-08-2017 | Make an informed ‘additive’ choice
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Producers needs to be able to see a return on their investment in using a silage additive – and understand the costs and benefits. According to ForFarmers’ Robert Goodhead, a key advantage of using an additive...

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17-08-2017 | ForFarmers publishes half-year results 2017
Today, August 17, ForFarmers N.V. has published the first half-year results 2017. Read the full press release for more information. 

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16-08-2017 | Tackling the transition period
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Providing a cow with the correct diet during the transition period can significantly improve her performance by not only helping to boost milk production in the next lactation, but also aiding the health and potential of her future...

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27-07-2017 | Getting the most from heifers at grass
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Getting heifers to the right weight and stature for 24 month calving requires an average weight gain of 0.8kg/day throughout the rearing period. Achieving this performance at grass can be a challenge, but is entirely possible...

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25-07-2017 | BFREPA 2017 Sustainability Seminar
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On the 29th June, ForFarmers hosted the BFREPA 2017 Sustainability Seminar at Adam Henson’s Park Farm in the Cotswolds. Partnering with Lloyds bank, ForFarmers was the key organiser of this event. As one of ForFarmers core values, Sustainability...

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06-07-2017 | First cut silage analysis 2017
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Early analysis of this season’s first cut silage, predominantly from farms in the South East and West, South Wales and the Midlands, suggests that many farms will have better quality material to feed compared to the previous year. Click...

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22-06-2017 | Grow more protein
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Growing and feeding high protein forage crops, such as brassicas, can make livestock production more profitable and sustainable, according to ForFarmers’ Mel Digger. “Many crops offer more than 15% crude protein...

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22-06-2017 | C16 product can boost butterfats
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ForFarmers has launched a C16 fat product to help improve low butterfats, following successful trial work at the company’s nutrition and innovation centre, based near Lochem in the Netherlands. MilkPower FF160 was trialled against other...

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14-06-2017 | Coping with heat stress
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Heat stress has the potential to negatively impact the performance of every member of your herd from day old calves to high yielding milkers. Understanding the causes and consequences of heat stress is vital to help combat reduced performance. Click...

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16-05-2017 | ForFarmers taking proactive steps to ensure the responsible use of antibiotics.
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ForFarmers are now able to provide their customers with the information they require to upload in feed medication into their electronic medicine book (eMB) for pigs database; an industry led initiative to support farmers record on farm...

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