Livestock News

  • How To Make Charcoal From Straw With The Use Of Carbonization Equipment

    Traditionally, most charcoal briquettes were created from wood. Today, however, there exists a growing trend to work with other types of biomass materials in the creation of charcoal. Many of the most popular forms of biomass for this particular particular application include the waste products which are left behind after crops are harvested. This may include everything from rice hulls to ...

  • Coming to a kitchen near you: Dairy Farmers of Canada Partners with MissFresh Meal Kits

    With the growing popularity of online food subscription services across Canada, Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is pleased to announce a partnership with MissFresh, a Canadian company that strives to help people lead a healthier lifestyle by making eating healthy at home easy and accessible to everyone. The partnership, launched August 12, provides recipes to MissFresh customers made with ...


    By Dairy Farmers of Canada

  • Ambic Introduces Upgrade to its Dip Cup Range

    Ambic is updating its dip cup range with the addition of an innovative new Uptake Tube Adaptor which fits to the bottom of the uptake tube. It ensures that minimal teat dip chemical is left in the bottom of the dip cup bottle and prevents the uptake tube from ‘bottoming out’ when the dip cup is depressed to dispense teat dip chemical. ...


    By Ambic Equipment Limited

  • The plant extracts for feed additives

    Application of Plant Extracts for Feed Additives: ...


    By Foreverest Resources Ltd.

  • Fish vet to chair animal charity

    THE Scottish SPCA has elected Ronnie Soutar as its new chairman, the first fish vet to hold the post. Soutar (pictured), head of Veterinary Services at Scottish Sea Farms, is one of the country’s most respected fish veterinarians, working with salmon farmers at home and abroad to advance health and welfare. His career has included two terms as president of the Fish Veterinary Society ...


    By FISHupdate

  • We’re helping to create Austria’s first equine cremator service

    A couple of months ago I traveled over to Graz in Austria to visit the Reininger family, who after many years running a successful pet cremation business based around one of our Surefire®units, now wished to expand and develop their enterprise by installing a second, more  ...

  • A horse cremator with a difference

    A few weeks ago we received a call from a customer who has been on our books for many years.  In fact we originally supplied his existing equine cremation system some 20-years ago, and although this is still performing well, his business has developed and he realised that it was time to discuss an upgrade.  Which is why he had no hesitation whatsoever in coming back to us.  Our ...

  • SmartPro NF is chosen by Wayne Farms for US hatchery renovation project

    Wayne Farms LLC, one of the top-six poultry producers in the United States, has chosen SmartPro NF incubators from NatureForm and Pas Reform for its hatchery upgrade project in Decatur, north Alabama. ...

  • Addfield on tour throughout May

    Exhibitions are a vital part of our activities at Addfield giving us the chance to catch up with our current customers as well as spending time with future customers face to face.  Often our sales team have to fly to the other side of the world to attend a show, however, this month we are happily exhibiting a little closer to home in Warwickshire and Scotland. ...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils Gibco ExpiSf System, First Ever Chemically Defined Insect Protein Expression System

    Historically, undefined insect media components such as yeastolate have made it challenging to achieve consistent results and protein yields across multiple experiments. These factors can significantly slow vaccine development at a time when manufacturers are under pressure to develop vaccines faster and more efficiently. Focused on removing barriers to vaccine development and production, Thermo ...

  • Moving Toward a National Solution for Dairy Cattle Traceability: DairyTrace

    Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) and Canadian Dairy Network (CDN) are very pleased with the significant progress made towards achieving the dairy cattle industry goal of a national traceability system, called DairyTrace. Dairy farmers want to provide consumers with the knowledge that we have very high standards in Canada for dairy cattle traceability, so they can better understand where their food ...


    By Dairy Farmers of Canada

  • Canada proposes FOP labeling to identify nutrients of public health concern

    Health Canada issued on 10 February 2018 a proposed rule to require front-of-package (FOP) labeling of prepackaged products under the Food and Drugs Regulations (FDR). Specifically, the Ministry recommends products to bear a nutrition symbol on the principal display panel (PDP) that indicates that the food product is high in one or more nutrient of public health concern, e.g., sodium, saturated ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Abbey Academy Training Camp

    We were delighted to welcome CLAAS Southern Management, Sales and Aftersales Team along with CLAAS Western for training at Abbey HQ This included Abbey machine demonstrations, workshops, factory tours and specialist talks. They got to see various Abbey feeding, slurry management and ...


    By Abbey Machinery Ltd.

  • Agri-Plastics introduces Flex Hutch for improved efficiency in outdoor calf housing

    Agri-Plastics, an Ontario-based manufacturer of calf housing solutions, has introduced Flex Hutch™ for improved efficiency in an outdoor hutch system. “Flex Hutch makes it much easier to care for calves in two- and three-calf hutch systems” said Agri-Plastics Owner Darren VanBuuren. “Instead of opening three doors, one for each calf, for example, the caregiver only has to ...


    By Agri-Plastics Mfg

  • Fresh outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in poultry

    For the last couple of months when most people have been thinking about Poultry, Turkey was at the front of their minds.  However many countries have been seeing an increase in Newcastle disease, which if you weren’t aware is a viral problem similar to Avian Flu.  With Colombia declaring a state of emergency following its latest outbreak, which began in December 2017 and has ...

  • Silage experts return to LAMMA

    Producing quality silage is an essential part of modern farming. Offering free guidance on improving your silage making ...


  • Livestock Scales

    How It Works Livestock producers utilize Osborne’s innovative ACCU-ARM Scales for easy, fast and accurate weighing of a variety of farm animals. Our “rock solid,” animal-friendly scales use precision levers to reduce sway and bounce and are completely cable-free. With Osborne’s Scales, the entire operation of weighing is more efficient and less ...


    By Osborne Industries, Inc.

  • Munters at the Danish Pig Academy

    Munters and 17 other Danish producers within the pig industry have been chosen to think outside the box and to be creative by establishment the Danish Pig Academy. A new international gathering place for pig producers has seen the light of the day. Here you can experience the best of Danish technology at one place. A common showroom in Herning creates the framework for this new ...


    By Munters

  • Feed always in front of the cows

    As the robot handles the final feed push of the day, it is the peace of mind along with the feeling of freedom, especially in the evening, that Peter Timmermann emphasises when describing the benefits of letting a robot take care of pushing feed for the 400 high-yield dairy cows on his farm at Stursbøl Østergaard. “Now I know there is always feed in front of the cows and ...


    By JOZ BV

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