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Take care when selecting feed for your livestock
When buying feed for cattle, sheep or goats, its vital that you buy only feed that is specifically made for your livestock species. In Australia it is an offence to give any of your ruminants feed that contains "Restricted Animal Material", known as RAM for short. Restricted Animal Material (RAM) is...
Two thirds of flocks suffer smothering, UK survey says
The first large-scale research project quantifying the extent of hen smothering in the UK has suggested two-thirds of free-range flocks may be affected. McDonald's commissioned the survey as part of its UK Sustainable Egg Supply Group and worked with consultants FAI Farms to question every farmer su...
UK lambs may suffer from cobalt deficiency
Cobalt deficiency is threatening to limit lamb growth rates, technicians are warning on the website of FarmersWeekly. Despite the fact it has been an exceptional year for grass growth in the UK, many farmers in the country are reporting later lambs have not been flourishing. Nia Williams from Nette...
Avangardco's egg production stays strong despite crisis
Avangardco, the largest producer of shell eggs and egg products in Ukraine and number one producer in Eurasia has announced a positive trading update for the first six months of 2014. "Despite the current situation in Ukraine, the company managed to achieve good production results during the repor...