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Affordable improvements to pig housing

In 2020, the AHDB released the results of a survey of pig farmers which found that more than a third...

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Agriculture

Use of artificial intelligence in dairy farming – New funding for research in use of AI to optimise dairy farming

A state-of-the-art feasibility project has begun into how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to improve dairy farming in the...

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Agriculture

Optimising calf housing with the support of Defra funding

Animal Health and Welfare Infrastructure grants Defra has recently highlighted the importance of livestock welfare with the opening of the...

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Agriculture

Improving sustainability on pig farms with enhanced ventilation and housing

With an increasing push towards Net Zero and environmental sustainability in agriculture, farmers are being urged to look at the...

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Agriculture

Key things to consider when preparing for autumn calving

Autumn calving is upon us again. Whether you run beef or dairy enterprise, calving is one of the most stressful...

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Agriculture

How to weatherproof pig housing to maintain air quality and maximise performance

Although nutrition and genetics play a major role in producing healthy and profitable pigs, it’s crucial to not overlook the...

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Agriculture

Temperature-Humidity Index (THI) Table

A cow’s ideal temperature range (known as thermoneutral zone) is between -5 to 25°C. Heat Stress occurs when the cow...

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Agriculture

Top Tips on Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

As global temperatures continue to rise and weather patterns change, heat stress is becoming more common. Those with livestock are...

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Agriculture

The significance of the temperature and humidity index when managing heat stress in housed dairy cattle

Although temperature has historically been a key indicator of the risk of heat stress, humidity plays a critical role. Heat...

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