Unit Tackles Calving Issues

British Dairying reported on the Myerscough's farm in their June Issue. The farm changed their dry cow protocol which paid dividends.

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X-Zelit attributed to healthier cows at a Devon Farm

John Bacon and Ian Vanstone at RHJ Dairy in Devon started using X-Zelit to reduce milk fever. It wasn't just the reduction in milk fever that they were impressed with but the additional health benefits which has meant they have stayed using the product over 7 years!

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X-Zelit - The Clever Cake!

Andrew and Verlie Timms from East Luddon Farm started using X-Zelit and have seen some impressive results. They now nickname it the clever cake!

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Managing Transition Cows at Grass

Calum Smith from Advanced Nutrition, talks about minimising the risk of sub-clinical and clinical milk fever towards the end of the grazing season at Drumore Farm.

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The importance of a good dry cow protocol

A change in circumstances for Colin Murdoch meant a well planned dry cow protocol ensured Glencairn Jerseys hit the ground running with easy calvings and an impressive start to the lactation.

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Minimising the risk of clinical and subclinical milk fever

Dry cow management towards the end of the grazing season. Minimising the risk of clinical and subclinical milk fever and consequential metabolic disorders in dairy cows

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Feeding DC X-Zel with a straw and grass silage diet

Neil & David Kidd Dairy Farmers at Booth Hall, Lancashire, feeds their 100 cow herd DC X-Zel as part of a straw and grass silage diet two weeks before calving.

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A solution to herd infertility problems

Team work, which brings together the unit’s herd manager with its nutritionist and vet, has over the last four years turned around the 200 cow unit’s Calving Index from a 434 day average to a commendable average 387 days.

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