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  • Press Article - Westcountry Farmer October 2017, Decent mineral supply underpins good winter

    Westcountry Farmers are being advised to make sure their cows are receiving a sufficient supply of the key trace elements, as the more challenging winter months take hold.“The prospects for this winter look encouraging,” comments Annie Williams, Agrimin’s Animal Scientist.“Initial results for first cut silages point to well-made palatable forages with high intake potential, suggesting that forage dry matter intakes could be greater this year than last. At the same time, many second cuts were tak...  Read More...

  • Agrimin proudly sponsored Cneifio Bont Shears 2017.

    This year's Cneifio Bont Shears was certainly a very successful event with shearers coming from far and wide to compete in this increasingly popular competition. The Intermediate class was once again sponsored by Agrimin and it was evident that the standard of shearing in the final was very high. The event also held the very first (we believe) test between Wales and the Falkland Islands with Jeff Jenkins and Prys Lewis of Wales narrowly taking the win from the tough Falkland Islanders James ...  Read More...

  • Ieuan Davies presented the importance of trace elements at the CCF Machynlleth branch on 2nd August 17.

    A good crowd of over 30 local farmers came along to the CCF Machynlleth branch on Wednesday 2nd August to learn about the importance of trace elements in sheep and lambs. Ieuan Davies, Wales Sales Manager presented on the benefits of trace elements and Agrimin’s bolus range and later on performed a best practice demonstration on bolusing sheep and lambs. “This is a very important time of year for the sheep farmer when he weans his lambs” said Ieuan.   Read More...

  • CCF and Corwen Farmers in partnership with Agrimin recently held an on farm meeting and bolusing demo at Defaidty.

    CCF and Corwen Farmers in partnership with Agrimin recently held an on farm meeting and bolusing demo at Defaidty, Cwmtirmynach, Bala with kind permission of the Jones family. Also attending were Ritchie who demonstrated their Combiclamp, Innovis who showed a selection of their rams and Farming Connect who attended to advise farmers on a range of topics.Ieuan Davies Agrimin’s Welsh Sales Manager presented on trace elements and their importance to over 90 forward thinking fa...rmers and SQPs and ...  Read More...

  • Agrii On Farm Practical Demonstration Of Sheep And Lambs - 26th June 2017

    Agrii On Farm Practical Demonstration Of Sheep And Lambs - 26th June 2017Agrii held their annual farm open day at the Gatley Estate, Herefordshire on 26th June 2017 which was very well attended with over 200 farmers taking the opportunity to gather information on agronomy and animal health issues.Ieuan Davies, Agrimin’s Welsh Sales Manager, was invited to attend and run a best practice demonstration on bolusing sheep and lambs. During the demo he discussed the importance of trace elements ...  Read More...

  • 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...

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