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..
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.

Win a new portable sheep race!
WIN a new portable sheep race by signing up for an NSA membership this year! There are four sheep races up for grabs. Find out more about NSA membership and this fantastic prize giveaway here.Improve your sheep handling system with NSA membership giveaway30th January 2020The National Sheep Association (NSA) is delighted to announce it has teamed up with leading agricultural handling and feeding equipment manufacturer Ritchie to give away four prize packages of a Ritchie portable sheep handling system, as part of its new membership recruitment prize giveaway.Every individual who signs..
POSTPONED - National Beef Association Beef Expo - 28th May 2020

Unfortunately due to health and safety reasons and unforeseen circumstances this event is now having to be postponed. We apologise for any inconvenience.

NSA Scotsheep – 3rd June 2020

This one-day event to promote the Highland sheep industry will be hosted by the Sutherland family at Sibmister overlooking the north coast of mainland Scotland four miles east of Thurso.

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..
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

Royal Cornwall Show - 4th to 6th June 2020
We will be attending the Royal Cornwall Show!There’s something for every member of the family at the Royal Cornwall Show.It’s the county’s biggest annual event and is brim-full of exhibits and activities which offer so much in the way of entertainment, competition, information, shopping and all that’s best in food and farming.It's a time and place to meet old friends, conduct business, enjoy Cornwall in all its glory and to welcome thousands of visitors from outside our county.More than two centuries later our aim is to keep raising the standard. It's good for agriculture, good for tourism, go..
CANCELLED - Royal Highland Show – 18th to 21st June 2020

The Royal Highland Show is the title given to a whole range of competitions, demonstrations, entertainment and activities.

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..
Royal Norfolk Show – 1st-2nd July 2020

It’s show time! Come and enjoy the best of Norfolk in just a day (or two!). There’s something for everyone at The Show this year!

Great Yorkshire Show – 14th to 16th  July 2020
The 161st Great Yorkshire Show is set to be spectacular, celebrating the very best of food, farming and rural life.
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