Case Studies

Lambs thrive on pellets with Actisaf

Steve Buckley keeps 200 Suffolk and Texel breeding ewes and their lambs, as well as breeding Suffolk and cross bred tups. He grazes the flock on 345 acres at Sitting Low Farm near Buxton, Derbyshire, along with 120 suckler cows. His pedigree flock is well-known, with the Sitlow Suffolk line performi...

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Durham farmer won’t run out of Actisaf again

David Walker milks a herd of 100 dairy cows at High Woodifield Farm in County Durham. His all-year-round calving herd averages 10,500 litres with 3.35% protein and 4.12% butterfats, and they are fed a TMR ration of grass silage, wholecrop, soya meal and barley.

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Improvement in rumen function seen after introduction of Actisaf®

Loose, bubbly dung is often indicative of bigger problems in cattle, and can often accompany stressful periods such as calving, diet transitions or group changes. Quick recognition and early intervention is key to ensuring that a more serious condition doesn’t occur.

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Actisaf supports hindgut function in Showjumping ponies

Paul and Angie Proudley keep eight show jumping horses and ponies on Hall Farm in the North York Moors National Park, all of which are ridden by their daughters Sarah, aged 10, and Rachel, 13, as they compete successfully across Great Britain.

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Actisaf maintains rumen function during changes in diet

Diet changes and forage variability are inevitable parts of any dairy business, often leading to digestive upset, acidosis and subsequent losses in milk production which often go unseen. However, these negative effects can be avoided managing diet changes and by optimising the rumen environment.

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Actisaf primes cows for the lactation diet

Ensuring a smooth transition from the dry period to lactation is key to setting cows up for successful performance and reproduction for the entire lactation. Correct nutrition, optimised rumen function, maintaining a consistent diet and cow comfort are essential to maximising herd health and perform...

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