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Improvement in sexed semen technology, driving efficiency’s in beef calf production

By Millie Hendy, Calf & Youngstock Specialist 15 days ago

Sexed male beef semen, that can achieve conception rates which match those of conventional, could be a ‘game-changer’ for dairy farmers looking to make the most of everything produced on-farm.

​Sarah Brooks of Wynnstay Group announced as Farm SQP of the Year National SQP Awards 2019 winner

By Wynnstay Animal Health Team 2 months ago

Sarah Brooks of Wynnstay Group is the National SQP Awards 2019 Farm SQP of the Year.

Sarah was handed the award at a prestigious ceremony at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington on Thursday afternoon (November 7).

National SQP Awards 2019

By Wynnstay Animal Health Team 2 months ago

Wynnstay Group, Llanfair Caereinion announced as Multiple Store of the Year National SQP Awards 2019 winner. Ceri Jones was handed the award at a prestigious ceremony at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington on Thursday afternoon (November 7).

Fertiliser Update - October 2019

By Dave Mitchell 4 months ago

Use soil sampling now to reduce on-farm costs in 2020. As we know the nutrient offtake is likely to have been higher in 2019 than the previous year, due to improved yields across a wide range of crops.

Slurry Treatment for a Slatted Shed - Where should we treat?

By Wynnstay Agriculture 4 months ago

Follow our guide to perform adequate slurry treatment in a slatted shed. Slurry Treatment will reduce the crusting and create a homogenised and easy to handle slurry.

Innovation and Diversification Wales Event

By Wynnstay Agriculture 4 months ago

Farmers looking to diversify or implement innovative products can get all the information they need from Wynnstay Specialists attending the Innovation and Diversification event, at the Royal Welsh Showground on Thursday, September 26. New technologies and ideas, such as Wynnstay’s revolutionary CracklessEgg™ technology will be among the latest trends and opportunities in science to assist you in your businesses.

Countryside Productivity Scheme

By Wynnstay 6 months ago

Round 2 for the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme has opened.

Parasite Watch - 22nd July 2019

By Wynnstay Animal Health Team 6 months ago

In the South West we are seeing the second peak of Nematodirus and high roundworm counts and positive fluke samples demonstrate there may be a need to treat mixed infestations.

High roundworm counts being recorded, in the South East so ensure appropriate treatment.

In the North West high Nematodiru sand roundworm risk increased potential for growth rate loss and disease. Regular treatment is now required for flies.

In the North East high Nematodirus and roundworm risk increased potential for growth rate loss and disease. Regular treatment is now required for flies.

Prepare for Lungworm Season by Managing Pasture Contamination

By Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health 7 months ago

Lungworm disease in cattle is caused by the Dictyocaulus viviparus parasite, and is normally seen in mid to late summer, although infections can start as early as July. Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is urging cattle producers to lessen the risk of disease outbreaks by proactively managing pasture larvae levels throughout the grazing season and using an appropriate disease control programme.

Extending Depleted Forage Stocks

By Wynnstay Dairy Technical Services 1 years ago

It’s been a difficult season to say the least! The drought of 2018 has had a drastic effect on forage stocks which have been reserved for winter feeding with Dry Matter (DM) yields of grass on farm estimated to be down up to 50% compared to 2017.