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Season long parasite control in cattle

Thursday, 19 April 2018 09:05:40 Europe/London

Given the variability and unpredictability of winter weather, it is hard to predict the parasite challenge for the next year. One thing for sure is that the most cost efficient way to grow animals is off grass and not attempt to catch up over winter when feed costs have to be taken into account. It is vital to ensure that parasitic gastroenteritis (PGE) caused by gut worms does not affect growth rate. This can reduce growth rate by up to 30% 1 resulting in a 30kg difference at finishing for animals.

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Posted By Anna Roberts

Secure Covers

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 12:12:52 Europe/London

You know it’s the best - here’s how Secure Covers reduce waste.

For more information on Secure Covers® please ask in your local store or visit www.wynnstayagriculture.co.uk to request a quote.

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Posted By Anna Roberts

Silage Additives

Thursday, 5 April 2018 12:04:02 Europe/London

Our range of additives is designed specifically for modern silage making techniques. It has been thoroughly researched and independently tested to ensure grassland farmers achieve the best results. Efficient grassland management and regular reseeding are essential to produce quality grass. To maximise return on investment it is crucial to maintain the feed quality of this grass when it is ensiled.

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Posted By Anna Roberts

Keeping airways clear can help contain respiratory threat

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 16:01:55 Europe/London

Pulmosure is a complementary feed - designed to be mixed with, or top-dressed on, the calf feed - containing eucalyptus oil along with a natural form of vitamin E and organically bound selenium. Pulmosure can be a valuable component: one in a management strategy designed to reduce the impact of respiratory disease, others include; ventilation, hygiene and the reduction of group mixing and stress.

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Posted By Anna Roberts

Making management your farm focus

Monday, 5 March 2018 14:53:09 Europe/London

A proactive reseeding policy, selecting the right grass seed mixtures and attention to detail during the management process are essential to producing quality home-grown forage.

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Posted By Anna Roberts

New Rodenticide Legislation

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 08:53:27 Europe/London

Rodenticide legislation is changingThe law on the sale of rodenticide for non-professional (amateurs) use is changing...

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Posted By Rosy Harding

Wynnstay's Top Lambing Tips

Thursday, 11 January 2018 12:37:01 Europe/London

Are you ready for lambing?Wynnstay's team of sheep experts have put together their top tips for our customers this lambing season.

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Posted in Youngstock Rearing By Rosy Harding

New location for Wynnstay Ruthin store

Tuesday, 9 January 2018 09:42:26 Europe/London

On Thursday 18th January, Wynnstay be running a weekend of special offers in aid of officially opening the doors to its newly located Ruthin store, which officially opened on Monday 8th January. 

“We’re delighted to be opening our new Ruthin store and invite customers to join us for refreshments to celebrate. Alongside the opportunity to take advantage of a host of exclusive in-store deals, the first 100 visitors of the new store will receive golden ticket for the chance to win £100 worth of store vouchers,” says Andrew Evans, Wynnstay retail director.

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Posted By Anna Roberts

Summer Nutrition - is your horse's diet really balanced?

Monday, 24 July 2017 15:05:39 Europe/London

Many of us are actually feeding our horses an ‘unbalanced’ diet. Most horses do not receive a full ration of hard feed which means they can miss out on vital nutrients. In addition, vitamins, minerals and trace elements are often low in preserved forage, such as hay or haylage, and where grazing is less than optimum. Even minor shortfalls can lead to poor performance or a lacklustre appearance.Read More
Posted in Equine By Rosy Harding

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome

Thursday, 1 June 2017 16:21:26 Europe/London

The term equine gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS) was first used in 1999 to describe gastric ulcers in the horse. Since then there has been much research looking at the prevalence, causes and treatment of equine gastric ulcers.

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Posted in Equine By Rosy Harding

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