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Great leadership delivers great results by Zoetis CEO, Juan Ramón Alaix
Zoetis Chief Executive Officer Juan Ramón Alaix offers his perspective on the qualities and attributes of leaders who deliver great business results....
What Does the Future Hold for Precision Dairy Farming?
Speaking at the recent AHDB Dairy Discover, Innovate and Grow conference, Dr Mark Rutter from Harper Adams University said that the dairy sector is a key player in the move towards precision livestock farming....
Getting Into Beef Production
There are many aspects of beef production that a farm can focus on, or some farms opt to get involved in all aspects. If you are just thinking about starting in beef you need to decide what aspect of production fits your land, labour and financial resources....
Youthful Approach to Keeping Dairy Records
Much can be learned from record keeping about managing farm animals and farm finances, hence there is lots to be gained from starting with the books early. ...
Bovine Temperament: A Feedlot Focus
As a new load of weaned calves enters the feedlot, workers prepare to process the calves upon arrival. Processing would likely include vaccinating these calves to prevent respiratory disease and treating them for parasites, among other regular processing...
Netting Flies and Mosquitoes Protects Livestock, Boosts Milk Yields
Using insect nets dosed with insecticide has been shown to treble milk yields and is a useful management practice for Kenyan farmers who, as urbanisation continues to swallow up pasture, house more and more cattle inside. ...
Feed and Fodder Challenges for Asia and the Pacific
Harinder P.S. Makkar, Animal Production Officer with the FAO in Rome explores the options to address feed and fodder challenges in Asia in the coming years. He focuses on making better use of feed resources, seeking alternative feeds and fodders and putting...
Nourishing and Managing the Dam and Calf for Optimal Lactation, Reproduction and Immunity
Rearing programmes should be designed to take into account long-term consequences on milk yield, according to Dr Alex Bach of IRTA, Spain, at a recent symposium on ruminant nutrition. ...

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