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  • Holstein UK Group – Company Announcement

    It is with great sadness and regret that Holstein UK announces the passing of our friend, colleague and CEO Sue Cope on 11th May 2022 after a short but courageous battle with illness. Having worked for the Group for over 25 years, Sue took over as CEO of the Holstein UK Group in 2018 and has been a driving force behind the business with her wealth of experience and extensive knowledge of the dair… ...more

  • Coloured Breed Judges confirmed for UK Dairy Day 2022

    Completing the final line up for the judging of the cattle show at UK Dairy Day are the coloured breed judges for the Dairy Shorthorn, Guernsey and Jersey classes. Dairy Shorthorn Judge: David Winnington This year the Dairy Shorthorn Society have chosen David Winnington who will travel the short distance from Stafford to judge the classes that will feature in the show ring during the morning… ...more

  • International Judges for National Shows at UK Dairy Day

    This year, UK Dairy Day will welcome an international line-up of judges to cast their professional eye over the National Shows for Ayrshire, Brown Swiss and Holstein which will be featured in the cattle show alongside Dairy Shorthorn, Guernsey and Jersey breeds. For 2022, the Ayrshire Cattle Society of Great Britain and Ireland are delighted to announce the judge of their National Show as Lynn Le… ...more

  • American Judge Confirmed for the 2022 National Holstein Show

    Holstein UK is delighted to announce that Adam Liddle from Argyle, New York will cross the Atlantic to cast his professional eye over the 2022 National Holstein Show at UK Dairy Day. Adam and his wife, Nicole, own and operate Liddleholme Farm with their children Anthony, Brock and Hailee. Liddleholme Farm covers 300 acres and is home to 70 milking Holstein’s.  The farm has a strong focus on breed… ...more

  • UK Dairy Day: One of the best dairy industry events returned

    After 18 months of virtual working and socialising UK Dairy Day returned to the International Centre at Telford and welcomed over 7,000 visitors for the one-day event with trade stands fully sold out in advance. The event was the first to take place in the dairy industry since March 2020 and brought together all facets of the industry for face-to-face networking alongside a showcase of some of the… ...more

  • Research confirms the need for a holistic approach to dairy nutrition

    A series of Crystalyx funded trials, carried out at a number of renowned international research centres, have confirmed the absolute priority for dairy farmers to meet the nutritional needs of their animals – in full - from conception through to the end of what should be a long and productive ‘working life’. This work has also confirmed that such an approach will deliver for dairy farming busines… ...more

  • Measuring rumination: smaXtec sets new standard

    smaXtec sets a new standard with the unrivalled smaXtec TruRumiTM TECHNOLOGY!How to understand your dairy herd even better? The fact that smaXtec Boluses are able to measure the inner body temperature in the rumen was already revolutionary, but now we have succeeded in adding an additional parameter to our unique cow understanding system - rumination.Visit smaXtec on UK Dairy Day at booth H122 in… ...more

  • Enhanced functionality of monitoring system will benefit a herd’s fertility performance and health

    Three new enhancements to the CowAlert behaviour monitoring system are being launched at UK Dairy Day and will further help farmers to manage herd fertility, and to manage and monitor lameness. IceRobotics, the Edinburgh-based developer of CowAlert, is launching: a new movement sensor called the I-Qube 9, enhancements to the Lameness Module program, and a new Lameness Index. The I-Qube 9 succeed… ...more

  • Less than one month to go to UK Dairy Day 2021!

    There is less than one month to go until the first dairy industry trade event takes place since the coronavirus pandemic enforced lockdown. UK Dairy Day is the must-attend event that brings together all facets of the dairy industry at the International Centre in Telford on Wednesday 15th September. After months of virtual working and socialising, UK Dairy Day provides exhibitors with an opportun… ...more

  • Easing pressure, lifting production with Centrus Composite Rotary

    Easing pressure, lifting production with Centrus Composite Rotary Reliability combined with the right level of technology was definitely at the top of the list for Leo and Giles Rowland when they installed the first Centrus Composite Rotary System in the UK. The 50-point rotary was commissioned in 2018 replacing a tired 25-year-old, 25/50 swing-over herringbone. The new Centrus is fitted with a… ...more