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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483612054482{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Like many other farmers, Chris and Catherine Chappelhow had very acidic silage as a result of the poor weather during 2012. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="0" up="30" down="0"][vc_column_text]The couple, who run 140 British Friesian cows on their 250-acre...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483612054482{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Achieving good performance on an upland farm takes attention to detail and dedication, something that David Lawton has in spades [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="0" up="30" down="0"][vc_column_text]David has managed the 2300 acre Greystoke Castle Farm for around 20...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483612054482{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Buying in young calves to rear on multi-suckled cows can be fraught with difficulty. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="0" up="30" down="0"][vc_column_text] For a start, you don’t know the health status of the calf you are buying, whether it had...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483610646191{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Last year dairy farmer, David Walker, was concerned about milk yields and fertility performance, but couldn’t get to the bottom of what was causing the issues with his herd. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="0" up="30" down="0"][vc_column_text]Forage quality was...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1483610773195{padding-bottom: 10px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Drumshanny Farm is located close to the county town of Monaghan and is home to Trevor and Lynne Williamson’s red and white holstein dairy herd. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" thickness="0" up="30" down="0"][vc_column_text] “I always aim to get the herd...