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Could you reduce piglet handling?

Livestock Last edited 24/07/20
Pig farmers could save up to half a day’s work each month and dramatically improve piglet welfare by combining iron and coccidiosis treatments in the early days.

Tackling Salmonella

Livestock Last edited 21/05/20
Tackling Salmonella by improving broiler gut health provides substantial gains for farmers and processors.

Cobalt not B-vitamin needed

Livestock Last edited 21/05/20
Lambs need cobalt for fast finish, not B-vitamin 'go faster stripes'.

Financial support package for dairy farmers

Livestock Last edited 14/05/20
RABDF welcomes £10k support for farmers but warns more may be needed.

New shearing checklist

Livestock Last edited 07/05/20
Ensuring shearers, wool handlers and farmers work in partnership to keep everyone operating at safe distances.

Remote monitoring can play a key role

Livestock Last edited 07/05/20
How remote monitoring can play a key role in poultry production during these challenging times and going forward.

Increased risk of cocci in calves around turnout

Livestock Last edited 06/05/20
Coccidiosis causing oocysts can build up during the housed period, increasing the risk of both beef and dairy calves contracting the disease as spring progresses.

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