Milk Lactose Levels – Andrew Jones

You may have noticed (depending on your milk buyer) that NML have now started testing for Lactose with your milk samples, but what is Lactose and what is it an indication of? Lactose is a disaccharide and is made up of two simple sugars, one glucose molecule and one galactose molecule, so it is therefore […]

Colostrum Management

Working with a spring calving dairy client recently, the importance of colostrum management has become a major focus on farm due to increased health issues in new born calves.  In previous years, the farm has relied on calves sucking dams to receive their required amount of colostrum to build up immunity (3l within 2 hrs).  […]

Farmers Weekly Dairy Farmer Of The Year

Congratulations to Neville & Sue Loder who were awarded the coveted Farmers Weekly Dairy Farmer of The Year 2017. The 2008 South West Dairy Farmers of the Year winners, from Sherborne, Dorset, eclipsed their previous success nine years later to the day when they won the top accolade in early October. The Loders have been […]

European Lean Discussion Group

This is a new international platform for dairy owners and managers, where we can exchange knowledge and challenge each other to be the top performers in our industry. Next meeting 11-13 June 2017 in Sweden The main focus for this meeting is: “Lean on Dairy farms” To visit the website for more information on this […]