Ruminant Publications

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CerealWatch 2015 - October 2015 Report 21/10/15 Season Update - Wheat & Barley Nutrient Values
CerealWatch 2015 - September 2015 Report 18/09/15 Early Season Update - Wheat & Barley Nutrient Values; Rumenac
CerealWatch 2015 - August 2015 Report 28/08/15 Nutritional value of wheat & barley; NutriOpt 
URGENT NEWS 213: Maize Silage Analysis 2015 11/11/15 Maize Silage Analysis; Rumen Impact; Balancing Rations
URGENT NEWS 212: Improved Winter Rationing - Nutrient Specification of Treated Cereals 09/11/15 Winter Rationing; Nutrient Values of Wheat
URGENT NEWS 211: Forage Update 2015 30/09/15 Grass Silage Averages; Wholecrop Averages; Forage Analysis
URGENT NEWS 210: UK Dairy Day - 16 September 2015 14/09/15 Visit our stand at UK Dairy Day 2015
URGENT NEWS 209: Early First Cut Grass Silage Averages 2015 29/07/15 Grass Silage Averages; Forage Analysis;
URGENT NEWS 208: Legislation Changes to Vitamin A 19/05/15 Legislation Changes; Vitamin A; Product Labelling
URGENT NEWS 207: Early Season Grazing - Make the Right Decisions 09/04/14 Grass Growth; ME; Dry Matter Degradability; Milk Yield from Grazing; GrassWatch
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URGENT NEWS 205: Maize Silage Analysis 2014

03/12/14

Maize Silage; Forage Analysis
URGENT NEWS 204: Improving Sheep Productivity - Ewe Lambs 29/10/14 Sheep; Ewe Lambs; Lambing
URGENT NEWS 203: Forage Update - what can we expect this winter? 29/09/14 Forage Analysis; Grass Silage; Wholecrop; Dairy Cows; Winter Preparation; Milk Yield
URGENT NEWS 202: Time to Get Ready for Winter 07/08/14 Grazing; Grass Silage; Dairy Cows; Winter Preparation; Milk Yield
URGENT NEWS 201: First Cut Grass Silages 12/06/14 Forage Analysis; Grass Silage
URGENT NEWS 200: Grazing & Silage  27/05/14 Grazing; Silage; Milk Yield; Minerals
URGENT NEWS 199: Understanding GrassWatch 28/03/14 Forage Analysis; Grass; Grazing
URGENT NEWS 198: GrassWatch 28/03/14 Forage Analysis; Grass; Grazing
URGENT NEWS 197: Responsible Mineral Nutrition - Cobalt.  New Legislation affecting Cobalt 17/01/14 Cobalt; Mineral Nutrition; Legislation
URGENT NEWS 196:  Responsible Mineral Nutrition 07/01/14 Rationing; Mineral Nutrition; Analyses; Vitamin & Mineral Balance; Vitamin & Mineral Deficiencies & Excesses
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URGENT NEWS 195:  Forage Mineral Analyses 2013 20/12/13 Forage Analysis; Major Minerals; Trace Elements; Grass Silage; Maize Silage; Wholecrop Silage;  
URGENT NEWS 194:  Early Maize Silage 2013 12/11/13 Maize Silage Analysis; ME; Dry Matter Degradability; MPE; Starch Content; Rumen Degradability; Rumen Energy; Nutreco Rumenac; Acidosis
URGENT NEWS 193:  Maximising Dairy Profitability on Farm - Essential Tools you'll need this Winter 22/10/13 Forage quality; Grass Silage; Forage Sampling; Forage Stocks Calculator; Forage Analysis; Ration Consistency
URGENT NEWS 192:  What to Expect from Forage this Winter - Season's Averages to Date 22/10/13 Forage Averages; Grass Silage; Fermented Wholecrop Silage; Forage Issues
URGENT NEWS 191:  Developments in Maize Silage Analysis 04/10/13  Maize Silage Analysis; Dry Matter Degradability; Representative Sampling; MPB; MPN; MPE; Starch; Rumen Energy
URGENT NEWS 190:  Understanding Water Mineral Analysis 23/09/13 Water Analysis; Bioavailability of Water; Water Mineral Content; Major Minerals; Trace Minerals; Antagonists; Maximum Recommended Water Mineral Levels
URGENT NEWS 189:  The Tupping Period 2013 28/08/13 Tupping; Rams; Ewes; Feet; Forage; Concentrate Supplementation
URGENT NEWS 188:  Legal Position on "Once A Day" Feeding of Calves 08/08/13 Commission Clarification; Feeding Advice; Calf Milk Replacer
URGENT NEWS 187:  Summer Grazing & Winter Forage Stocks 08/07/13 Grazing; Grass Growth; Milk from Grazing; Forage Budget Calculator; Forage Stocks; Daylight Hours; Dry Matter Intake
URGENT NEWS 186:  New Authorisation of Ammonium Chloride as a Feed Additive for Ruminants, Cats & Dogs 07/08/13 Ammonium Chloride; Urine Acidifer; Zootechnical Additive; Anhydrous Calcium Chloride; Feed Label
URGENT NEWS 185:  Summer Issues 2013 23/07/13 Hot Summer Weather; Milk from Grazing; Heat Stress; Growing Heifers & Lambs; Grass Availability; Water; Buffer Feeding
URGENT NEWS 184:  Early Grass Silage Averages - July 2013 11/07/13 Grass Silage; Forage Averages; Rumen Nutrient Supply; Rumen Energy; Rationing
URGENT NEWS 183:  Important New Developments for All Species 14/05/13 Selenium Yeast Legislation; Feed Adviser Register; Ketotis in Dairy Cows
URGENT NEWS 182:  Milk Yield from Grazing Update 2013 08/04/13 Milk Yield from Grazing; Grazing Intake; Forage Stocks; Feed Guide App
URGENT NEWS 179:  Potatoes for Cattle 15/02/13 Potatoes; Nutritional Value; Rumen Degradability

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URGENT NEWS 178:  Early Season Maize Silage Averages 22/11/12  Forage Analysis; Maize Silage;  Rumen Energy; Winter Rationing
URGENT NEWS 177:  Forage Mineral Analysis 2012 15/11/12 Forage Analysis; Minerals; Trace Elements; Grass Silage; Whole Crop Silage
URGENT NEWS 176:  Ammonium Chloride for Ruminants 05/11/12 Ammonium Chloride; Register of Feed Additives; Legislation
URGENT NEWS 175:  Update on Wheat Quality 2012 - 2013 - Predicting Nutrient Content from Bushel Weight 15/10/12 Wheat Quality; Bushel Weight; Starch; AME; Energy Value; Wheat Nutrient Values
URGENT NEWS 174:  Forage Update 2012 25/09/12 Forage Analysis; Grass Silage; Whole Crop Silage
URGENT NEWS 173:  Autumn Grazing 2012 14/09/12 Milk Yield from Grazing;
URGENT NEWS 170: Sheep Update 15/08/12 Sheep; "Five Tonne Tup"; Pre-tupping Nutrition; Ram; Ewe; Ewe Pregnancy Management
URGENT NEWS 169:  Mycotoxin Update 02/08/12 Mycotoxin Binder; Fusarium; TOX-O; Dairy Cow Fertility
URGENT NEWS 168:  Early Grass Silage Averages June 2012 02/07/12 Forage Analysis; Grass Silage; Wet Silage Feeding; Acidosis 

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URGENT NEWS 166:  Impact of Mould in Ewe Diets 05/12/11 Mould; Sheep; Ewe; Mycotoxin; Organic Acids; Fylax Forte HC
URGENT NEWS 165:  Trace Element to Salt Converter 17/11/11 Metal Salt Declaration; Feed Labelling; Labelling Legislation
URGENT NEWS 164:  Maize Silage Update 2011-2012 16/11/11 Forage Analysis; Maize Silage
URGENT NEWS 163:  Grass & Whole Crop Silages Update 2011-12 26/10/11 Forage Analysis; Grass Silage; Whole Crop Silage
URGENT NEWS 162:  Mycotoxin Update 24/10/11 Mycotoxin Binders; TOX-O;
URGENT NEWS 161:  Implementation of New Labelling Legislation 11/10/11 Feed Labelling Legislation; Premixture Labelling
URGENT NEWS 160:  Copper Supplementation for Ruminating Cattle 23/09/11 Copper Supplementation; Cattle;
URGENT NEWS 158: Preservation and Conditioning of Feed Materials and Compound Feed 25/08/11 Organic Acids; Mycotoxin; Mould; Grain Storage; Fylax Forte HC; Propionic Acid; Feed Preservation
URGENT NEWS 157: Fresh Cut Grass Silage Update 2011  23/08/11 Forage Analysis; Grass Silage; Dry Matter; ME; Fibre; Protein; Fermentation. Vitamin E
URGENT NEWS 156:  Early Grass Silage Averages June 2011 30/06/11 Forage Analysis; Grass Silage
URGENT NEWS 155: Milk Yield from Grazing & Forage Update  14/06/11 Milk Yield from Grazing; Forage Availability; Forage Analysis; Diet Supplementation
URGENT NEWS 154:  Balancing Vitamins and Minerals at Grass 10/05/11  Grass; Vitamins; Minerals; Balanced Diets; Mineral Supplementation; Selenium; Magnesium;  Udder Health; Somatic Cell Counts
URGENT NEWS 153: Milk Yield from Grazing 2011 21/04/11 Milk Yield from Grazing; Dairy Cows; Fresh Grass
URGENT NEWS 152: Magnesium for Cows 22/02/11 Magnesium; Dairy Cows; Supplementation
URGENT NEWS 151: Feeding Frozen Sugar Beet 07/02/11 Frozen Sugar Beet; Cold Weather;
URGENT NEWS 150: Warnings of Increased Acidosis Risk on Dairy Units this Winter 07/02/11 Dairy; Acidosis; Grass Silage; Maize Silage
URGENT NEWS 149: Avoiding Disasters in the Sheep Enterprise 21/01/11 Sheep Problems; Urinary Calculi (Kidney Stones); Pregnancy Toxaemia; Hypocalcaemia; Winter Shearing
URGENT NEWS 148: Forage Mineral Averages 2010 10/01/11 Forage Analysis; Grass Silage; Maize Silage; Whole Crop; Fresh Grass
URGENT NEWS 147: Cool Calves 05/01/11 Calf management; Cold Weather;

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URGENT NEWS 146: Cereal Quality 2010 - 11 10/11/10 Cereal Silage
URGENT NEWS 145:  Cereal Harvest 2010 14/10/10 Cereal Harvest; Wheat; Barley; Cereal Analysis
URGENT NEWS 144: Grass Silage Update 2010/2011 04/10/10 Grass Silage; Forage Analysis; Dairy; Beef
URGENT NEWS 143:  Preparing for Winter Feeding - Early Season First Cut Silage Results 02/08/10 Grass Silage; Winter Feeding; Dairy Cows
URGENT NEWS 142:  Stability of Buffer Feeds and Mixed Diets 19/07/10 Buffer Feeds; Mixed Diets; TMR; Ruminant Nutrition; Selko TMR
URGENT NEWS 141:  Low Butter Fats on Farms this Summer 06/07/10 Dairy Cows; Butter Fats; Milk Yield from Grazing
URGENT NEWS 140:  Feed Labelling Regulations 2010 21/06/10 Feed Labelling; Legislation; Regulations
URGENT NEWS 139:  Milk Yield fron Grazing Update 2010 16/06/10 Milk Yield from Grazing; Forage Analysis; Grass; Dairy
URGENT NEWS 138:  Realistic Approach to Summer Dairy 29/04/10 Summer Dairy; Winter Feeding; Milk Yield from Grazing
URGENT NEWS 137:  Essential Information for Ration Formulation 15/02/10 Ration Formulation
URGENT NEWS 136:  Lamb Feeding - A Practical View 17/02/10 Lamb Feeding; Lamb Milk Replacers; Concentrate Feed; Copper Toxicity
URGENT NEWS 135:  Cobalt & Vitamin B12 for Livestock 09/02/10 Cobalt; Vitamin B12; Supplemementation
URGENT NEWS 134: Ewe Feeding and Management in Late Pregnancy and Early Lactation 14/01/10 Sheep; Ewe; Pregnancy Toxaemia; Pregnancy; Lactation
UN 132:  Forage Mineral Averages 04/10/10 Forage; Silage; Minerals; Grass; Whole Crop; Analysis; Averages