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Settled in for Winter

David has been very busy on the farm with milking, calving, housing cattle, planting wheat and spending time with his family.  With David’s animals all in house and settling into winter rations he tells us that the fresh calvers and high yielders are being fed a TMR ration of 3rd cut silage, Maize Silage and Blend. In this month’s blog, David also writes about vaccinating the animals, Animal Health and Halloween with the family.    

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UFU Welcomes progress toward Officially Brucellosis Free (OBF) status
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Created: 18/04/2014 10:07:46

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UFU welcomes launch of the Milk Market Observatory
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Created: 14/04/2014 08:11:33

More clarity for farmers as Minister announces CAP technical decisions
Ulster Farmers’ Union President Harry Sinclair has said that the NI Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill’s announcement of a number of technical decisions in relation to the implementation of Pillar 1 direct payments under the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) has provided a bit more clarity for farmers who are trying to plan for the future of their businesses.   Read More.....
Created: 09/04/2014 16:19:43