BBC 4 - Dairy Crest acquisition; UK sheep farming; weighing cattle.

Did you miss the Beef Monitor on Farming today - Listen now on BBC sounds read the review here...The UK milk processor Dairy Crest has announced it's being acquired by a Canadian company, in a move it says will be "good news" for the 330 farmers who supply its milk.

Profi Beef Monitor Editorial
Maximum weights with minimal penaltiesMany beef finishers become adept at estimating live weights as well their own animals’ killing out percentages. Yet most of them still run their beasts across scales at regular intervals ... just to be sure.Profi Beef Monitor Editorial 3D Flipbook..
Maximising carcase value when selling deadweight
WITH the majority of prime beef cattle and young bulls now being sold deadweight, more finishers are becoming attuned to the need to avoid out-of-spec penalties. With the Beef Monitor, from Ritchie, average live weight gains (LWG) of finishing cattle are measured every time they drink water, reducing the labour needed to weigh them individually through a crush each week – or eliminate the guesswork if they are not weighed at all!  Using compatible ear tags, the Ritchie Beef Monitor records the weight and ear tag data every time the cattle walk across the unit to access water and..
The StowAg Show - Friday 27th September 2019

To celebrate 50 years of proudly backing British farming, we are hosting our biggest event yet. With many of our best supplies and manufacturers on-site with demonstrations, talks, new product lines and discounts. With free entry and free parking, as well as a hog roast and speciality beers, it’s an event not to be missed! 

Royal Cornwall Show - Awards
We are delighted to have been presented with two awards at the 2017 Royal Cornwall Show.Our Draft Pro three-way grafting gate with four-point weighing received a 'Gold Medal Award' in the Machinery Competition.Our NEW Calving Cube, a highly portable and versatile product received a 'Highly Recommended' in the Machinery Competition.Find out more about DRAFT PROFind out more about CALVING CUBE..
NSA Welsh Sheep 2019 – 21st May 2019

NSA Welsh Sheep 2019 will be held on Tuesday 21st May 2019, at Glynllifon College, LL54 5DU.

NBA Beef Expo – 23rd May 2019

The National Beef Association’s 2019 Beef Expo will be held at North West Auctions, Kendal, on Thursday 23rd May 2019.

Animal Productivity Health and Welfare Grants

Farmers can apply to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA)

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Combi Clamp - Gold Medal Honour

Combi Clamp - Gold Medal Honour

We are delighted to announce the official opening of our new facility in Neachells Lane, Willenhall, West Midlands on 10th August 2015.  This new facility replaces our previous Willenhall factory, which after 4 years we had simply outgrown.The new facility allows the business to bring in new processes and manufacture a wider range of the Ritchie product portfolio in the heart of England, close to many of our customers and central to the regional divisions covered by our customer services representatives.With this new facility, customers will enjoy improved logistics, enhan..
International Sheep Dog Trials - 13th to 15th September 2019

The International Sheep Dog Trial, the pinnacle in the sheepdog trialling calendar, is to be held on Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September 2019 at Shandford, Fern, Brechin.

AgriScot – 20th November 2019

The UK's no 1 farm business event.

Welsh Winter Fair – 25th to 26th November 2019

Leading stockmen from all over the UK compete for the top accolades in the competitions running throughout the two-day event.

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