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Why I'm Not a Fan of Angus Cattle

I can almost hear the collective gasp coming from the cattle-people among you. What do you mean you don’t like Angus!? They’re a wonderful breed! Because marbling! 2,093 more words


A tale of respiratory disease

So the past two weeks I’ve been battling a chest cold. I finally bit the bullet and went to my doctor today Diagnosis: bronchitis. I have asthma and a history of bronchitis and pneumonia, so I was expecting this. 654 more words


Determinants of use of breeding technologies in dairy cattle farms in Senegal

Milk production in Senegal is dominated by the use of indigenous breeds with low milk production potential (around 0.7 – 1.5 litres per cow per day). 171 more words

Animal Breeding

First Calves of the Year!

I love the fall.

All of the best things happened to me in the fall.

My birthday is in the fall.

I always loved school growing up, and school started (at least when I was a kid) in the fall. 312 more words


Red Polls added to Trust's armoury

Last week, we sold three, year old heifers to the Wildlife Trust in Bedfordshire and they are now enjoying life on Flitwick Moor, an intriguing wet woodland nature reserve to the north-east of Flitwick.  174 more words

Around The Farm

What Do You Think about Me, or Asking the Hard Questions about How Food Is Produced

Last week, I attended a two-day AgChat conference in Austin, Texas. Truth be told, I probably never would have gone if it had not been in my own backyard, but since it was, I thought “Why the heck not?” and signed up and went. 741 more words


August 2014 News Letter

DAIRY HYGIENE Milk sampling is the one sure way of identifying causes of increased Somatic cell counts on farm. By identifying the relevant bacteria present enables you to make appropriate decisions in combatting future mastitis problems and enables you to select products suitable to combating the bacteria present. 249 more words

Farming In Ireland