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IBR virus can cause a milk production loss of over 9kg

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04 Sep 19:18

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Daily market commentary: EU

03/09/15 -- EU grains closed mixed, but mostly lower, although rapeseed prices managed to buck the trend. At the close Nov 15 Londo...

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Daily market commentary: Chicago

03/09/15 -- Soycomplex: Beans closed lower despite the USDA announcing 773,400 MT of US beans sold to unknown for 2015/16 delivery ...

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Latest articles

Maintain early lactation summer feeding to safeguard winter milk

First published: 07 Aug 15

Maintaining nutrient intakes for early and mid-lactation cows through late summer and early autumn is essential to safeguard winter milk production and profitability.

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Take action to maintain summer butterfats or risk losing up to 0.6ppl

First published: 16 Jul 15

Avoid summer butterfat drop and potential milk income losses by taking steps to formulate balanced rations, avoid SARA and minimise the impact of heat stress.

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Dairy feed update* - Jun 2015

First published: 26 Jun 15

Despite growing global soyabean meal supply, slowed South American exports mean spot market premiums, whilst alternative feeds remain better value than rapemeal.

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Scottish feed topics* - Apr 2015

First published: 30 Apr 15

With the focus on maximising milk yield and value from grazing, energy feeds to balance the rumen degradable protein in grass and support yields are the priority.

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