Dairy genetics and livestock breeding - AHDB Dairy Sponsors Feature
The dairy cow of the 21st century is a very different animal from that of the past. Her production has substantially increased, her somatic cell count has declined, fertility has improved, foot, leg and udder conformation has seen changes for the better, and many other traits, including lameness, longevity and mastitis, are moving in the right direction. This is as much a success story for geneti...
22nd February 2021
Sponsor Feature - smaXtec
How to understand your dairy herd even better? The fact that smaXtec Boluses are able to measure the inner body temperature in the rumen was already revolutionary, but now we have succeeded in adding an additional parameter to our unique cow understanding system - rumination. As a result, the system can now do even more and enables you to understand your animals even better. The direct measuremen...
12th February 2021
BCBC are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with BSAS to re-launch the highly respected Sir John Hammond Award
The British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) have collaborated with the British Cattle Breeders Club (BCBC) to re-launch the prestigious Sir John Hammond Award, which is awarded to those who have made significant contribution through research, teaching, knowledge exchange, breeding, farming, industry, or affiliated professions. Highly selective, the Sir John Hammond Award is based solely on nomina...
5th February 2021
Sponsors Feature - ICBF
“We exist to benefit our farmers, our agri-food industry and our wider communities through genetic gain. We do this by developing and applying science and technology to ensure that our farmers and industry make the most profitable and sustainable decisions”. ICBF are a growing organisation of around 90 employees spread across 8 teams that cover everything from genetic evaluations and farmer supp...
15th January 2021
Sponsors Feature 2020 - ABP
ABP is a leading consumer food business delivering quality beef products to our retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers. At ABP, we are committed to supporting British agriculture and work with over 12,000 farming families across the UK each year. We are passionate about helping farmers meet the demands of consumers to produce high quality British beef by maintaining high animal welfare ...
20th December 2020
Sponsors Feature - ADF Milking
The Automatic Dipping & Flushing system from ADF Milking was developed by founder and engineer James Duke in 2003 when he had a vision to increase efficiency in post milking hygiene methods. By 2004 the first prototype system was installed on 10 farms in the UK, and in 2005 the Automatic Dipping & Flushing system was officially launched and was awarded the Prince Philip Award at that year’s Royal ...
13th December 2020