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November 2016

Feed regime a success at Gatelands Farm

By Tom Stephenson 3 years ago

Gatelands Farm, near Penrith, is owned and farmed by Andrew and Angela Barraclough and their two children James and Alysha.

It is a 300-acre farm and the business is comprised of 150 milking cows and replacements. In addition to the milk business the family also rears veal calves and fattens cattle for Lake District Farmers, which supplies the best restaurants in London. Most recently its veal has featured in the final of the Great British Menu!

Dr Simon Pope: Autumn agronomy update

By Pinstone 3 years ago

With winter upon us Dr Simon Pope, Wynnstay Crop Protection Manager, provides an update on how crops in the west are establishing, and any pest or diseases growers should be looking out for.

Colostrum best practice pays dividends

By Steve Brown 3 years ago

Unlike a human baby which is born with antibodies passed on through the placenta, a new born calf arrives without such protection and relies entirely on colostrum to receive those crucial antibodies.

Colostrum best practice pays dividends

By Steve Brown 3 years ago

Unlike a human baby which is born with antibodies passed on through the placenta, a new born calf arrives without such protection and relies entirely on colostrum to receive those crucial antibodies.