Thawing & Preparing Semen for Artificial Insemination?

Sometimes it is the small errors which cost us dearly particularly when it comes to fertility. Many factors affect fertility, but you can do everything right but if the Sperm is dead, it’s dead. Below I have constructed a protocol sheet to work with your Artificial Insemination (A.I.) courses and training you have been on. […]

Trace Element Deficiency in Livestock

Many clients have been experiencing trace element deficiency within livestock recently. Copper, cobalt, selenium and iodine are essential trace elements required by cattle and sheep. Clay soils generally have higher trace element levels than sandy soils. Soil testing may reveal deficiencies but should only be used as a guide when considering the trace element status […]

The True Cost of Depreciation

Depreciation is an often misunderstood and frequently ignored item in farm accounts. Traditionally there has been a temptation to talk about profit before depreciation as being the benchmark for businesses. This is generally because profit before depreciation is taken to reflect cash generation from the business before non-trading expenses and also because depreciation varies a […]