Case Studies

Supporting high milk yields and lamb health

Ewe’s milk is a fantastic nutritional resource for lambs, but to maximise the amount and quality of milk that ewes provide, they must have the correct nutritional support. For sheep farmer Robert Power, based near Cahir in Co Tipperary, utilising a specialist high-protein concentrate has helped not...

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Switch to new concentrate feed supports lamb health and vigour

After diagnosing bacterial joint infections in several of his lambs and noticing a general decline in lamb vigour, farmer John Large started investigating possible reasons for this drop-off in lamb performance. After consulting with his vet and identifying ewe colostrum quality and milk provision as...

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Actisaf drives milk from forage

When his farming contract agreement began, Shropshire farmer Jon Barber made achieving milk production from home grown forage without compromising yields a key aim. Over the last six years, he has invested heavily in the farm’s infrastructure and designed his system to meet these aims. The results s...

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Driving lamb growth and vigour with Actisaf and Safmannan

When it comes to finishing high quality lambs, good management and nutrition are essential to get right - but the focus shouldn’t just be on the post-lambing period. How ewes are managed and fed in the six weeks prior to lambing has a huge impact on the vigour, growth gains and health of the lambs t...

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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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