Jul 20, 2016, 9:38 AM

Community Spirit in Holmes Chapel

Great community spirit yesterday thanks to John at the Co-Op in Holmes Chapel for donating bottles of water for the Fire Brigade on the hottest day of the year.We would like to say a huge thank you to the Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service. They came to our assistance 2 weeks ago, so at the first sign of overheating they arrived to ensure…


Jul 4, 2016, 12:05 PM

In April I was a guest of Trouw Nutrition at the opening of their new Calf and Beef Research Facility at Boxmeer in the Netherlands. It is a very impressive facility, carrying out research which will directly benefit farmers. They are looking at different ways to feed calves to get the best start in life, to exploit the very high growth rates…


Jul 4, 2016, 11:59 AM

Alan Webster, Massey Feeds Ruminant Technical and Commercial Manager explains why our FiMLAC dairy range provides even better mineral nutrition for dairy cows. Minerals are essential for milk production, health and reproduction. Diets need to provide adequate levels of minerals in the most effective form if cows are to perform…


Jul 4, 2016, 11:53 AM

Farmers looking to exploit the Christmas turkey market need to start planning now to maximize returns as Massey Feeds Pig and Poultry Commerical Manager Mal Boocock explains. The main priority for Christmas turkey producers is to get birds in the right weight ranges at the right time for orders. Birds need to be of good conformation, and well…


Jul 4, 2016, 11:44 AM

Feeding compounds specifically formulated to balance grazing are central to the management of a leading Cheshire dairy farming business. Farming a total of 1750 acres near Macclesfield, Robert Wain is a third generation farmer, expanding a family business that currently supports 1200 cows across three units, with a further 750 dairy heifers…