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  • Hay and Brecon on farm meeting and practical demonstration 13th June 2017

    Agrimin in partnership with Hay and Brecon farmers held an on farm meeting and sheep bolusing demonstration on Tuesday 13th June 2017 at Newton Farm in Brecon, Wales.  The event was extremely well attended with 98 people turning out for the evening presentation on the importance of trace elements and also a practical demonstration on best practice when bolusing lambs and ewes, both conducted by Ieuan Davies, Agrimin’s Welsh sales manager. Ritchie, Farming Connect, Innovis an...  Read More...

  • Press Article- Lamb Focus Spring Edition 2017 'Adequate trace elements optimise growth rates'

    Liz Brown from Agrimin explains that supplementing lambs with trace ele­ments to ensure requirements are met can help ensure faster, cost-effective growth to strengthen margins, and reports on a new farm study demonstrating the value of this approach. "Lamb growth rates are a key factor affecting margins, cashflow and profita­bility," Liz comments. "Faster growing lambs will help ensure target markets are met and that lambs are moved off quickly, releasing grass for the ew...  Read More...

  • Press Article - Beef Farmer Spring 2017 'Trace elements are key to growth rates'

    Trace elements are key to growth rates'Annie Williams, Animal Scientist with Agrimin says that many beef units fall short on achieving optimum growth rates because animals do not receive adequate levels of trace elements at grass.She says that with increased feed costs, many producers will be looking to get increased production from forage and that unless shortfalls in trace element supply from grazed grass are addressed it is likely that animals will fail to grow at the optimum rate.On many...  Read More...

  • Press article - West Country Farmer - April 2017 - 'Aid growth rates with Smartrace'

    Aid growth rates with Smartrace   Read More...

  • Website Press Article and Case study - Scottish Farmer - April 2017 'Maximising growth rates in lambs'

    Maximising growth rates in lambs"A farm study carried out at Lemmington Hill Head, in conjunction with Brian Dugdale, from Mole Country Stores, Alnwick, shows that offering the correct supplementation can optimize growth and profits.   The farm has a flock of Aberfield ewes which lambed between mid-March and early May, with a  lambing percentage of around 180%.    The study involved a group of just over 200 early-born lambs which were split into two groups.   Read More...

  • Press Article - British Dairying April 2017 'Will your cows get adequate mineral supply this summer?'

    Will your cows get adequate mineral supply this summer?Effective trace element supplementation will help cows get the most out of grazed grass.With the drive the maximise production from forage, Annie Williams, Animal scientist is advising farmers to make sure cows are receiving sufficient supply of trace elements. "The increase in milk prices has certainly given an opportunity to start rebuilding margins and producers will be looking to maximise this by cutting back on purchased feeds...  Read More...

  • Press Article - The Farmer - April issue - "Supplements help optimise lamb growth'

    Supplements help optimise lamb growthSupplementing lambs with trace elements can help ensure faster, cost effective growth to strengthen margins, according to Liz Brown from Agrimin who reports a new farm study demonstrates the value of the approach."Lamb growth rates are a key factor affecting margins," Liz said. "Faster growing lambs will help ensure target markets are met and that lambs are moved off quickly, releasing grass for the ewes in the second half of the summer."T...  Read More...

  • Press Article - Farmers Guardian 7th April 2017 'Trace elements Essential to Optimal Growth'

    Trace elements essential to optimal growthMany beef cattle fail to achieve top growth rates because they do not receive adequate levels of trace elements at grass, according to Annie Williams, animal scientist at Agrimin. She says: "While early season grazed grass provides the energy and protein cattle require, it can often be low in essential trace elements, meaning animals face a shortfall unless they receive effective supplementation. To see the full published article please use the...  Read More...

  • Press Article - Northern Farmer April 2017 'The benefits of supplementing lambs by using trace elements'

    Supplementing lambs with trace elements can help ensure farster, cost-effective growth to strengthen margins, according to Liz Brown from Agrimin, who said a new farm stufy demonstrated the value of the approach. "Lamb growth rates are a key factor affecting margins," she said.To view the full article please use the link below. https://agrimin.publishpath.com/Websites/agrimin/files/Content/5973413/The_Northern_Farmer_-_Lemmington_Hill_farm_Smartrace_lamb_04.04.2017.pdf   Read More...

  • Farmers Evening - Mole Valley Farmers 22nd March 2017 'Making Milk Matter'

    Making Milk MatterOn Weds 22nd March 2017, Mole Valley Farmers. South Molton, in support of their initiative “Making Milk Matter”, organised an evening event at South Molton Rugby Club for a large group of Dairy farmers.Times have been hard for Dairy Farmers over the past few years with depressed milk prices, so there is a continuing drive for efficiency improvements. So, this was an opportunity to go through some of the latest ideas for improving productivity and reducing costs.Pat Grace, Sales...  Read More...

  • Farm Sale - J E Strainge & Son, Ducklington 25th March 2017 'Sale of high quality ewes'

    Farm Sale Saturday 25th March 2017J E Strainge & Sons – Ducklington Farm, OxfordshireRandal Strainge held a very successful farm sale on Saturday 25th March at his farm in Oxfordshire, with Agrimin and Countrywide present to support his efforts.Randal farms 3,500 ewes – a mix of Suffolk and Highlander - and is a keen user of the Agrimin 24·7 Smartrace® boluses for his adult sheep. For many of his lambs he also uses the 24·7 Smartrace® Lamb boluses.All the ewes in the sale had been bolused wi...  Read More...

  • Press article - Farmers Guardian 17th March 2017 'Trace element supplements can improve heifer growth'

    With heifer rearing still the second largest cost of milk production, great emphasis has been placed on improving growth and performance in pre-weaned calves. Animal scientist with Agrimin, Annie Williams, says similar attention to detail needs to be paid during the first season at grass.To view the full published article please visit http://agrimin.publishpath.com/Websites/agrimin/files/Content/5956073/Trace_element_supplementation_can_improve_heifer_growth_-_Farmers_guardian_17th_mar...  Read More...

  • College talk - March 2017 - Coleg Glynllifon, Caernarfon 'Importance of Trace elements at lambing and turnout'

    Continuing with Agrimin’s commitment of supporting universities and colleges Ieuan Davies, Wales Sales Manager was invited to lecture at Coleg Glynllifon, Caernarfon this week. The theme of Ieuan’s lecture was the importance of trace elements at lambing and turnout and the students were all Second year, Level 3 Agriculture students. “It is always a privilege to be invited to Glynllifon” said Ieuan. “The students are always very attentive and well informed and ask really relevant questi...  Read More...

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    Tristan De Cunha - life and farming on the most remote inhabited island in the world

    Farming on Tristan da CunhaAgrimin were contacted by Sue Harvey, a vet living and working on Tristan da Cunha, to try and help out with some trace element problems in the Island's cattle. We asked Sue to tell us a little more about life and farming on the most remote inhabited island in the world.Lying in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean 5300 miles from the UK and 1300 miles from the nearest island of St Helena, the British Overseas Territory of Tristan da Cunha is the world’s mo...  Read More...

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