10 dairy farming stories to make your day
We’ve combed our sources to find some positive stories from the dairy farming community that are sure to put a skip in your step!
#MegaFarmingRoles – Meet Volac International’s Sarah Banks
Over the coming weeks and months we’ll be sharing the experiences of a number of professionals within the farming community as they discuss their #MegaFarmingRoles - starting with our very own Sarah Banks.
The fundamentals of body condition scoring
Body condition scoring is an invaluable tool for dairy farmers and has benefits that stretch far beyond keeping tabs on the overall health and wellbeing of your herd...
Why the need for rumen-protected fat?
In this blog, we'll explore why not just any fat will do, as well as why it needs to be rumen-protected to achieve optimum results.
Everything you need to know about mitigating methane emissions
We’ve caught up with Dr. Sophie Parker-Norman, Head of R&D and Technical at Volac International, to find out more about the science surrounding CH4 production and how we can manage its production through nutrition.
Putting your heat stress know-how to the test
As any seasoned farmer will confirm, heat stress can be both distressing and costly, so we figured it would be a good time to refresh our memories and put your heat stress knowledge to the test.
Keeping tabs on dairy tech trends
Here's a little run-down of the must-have tech for all the moo-vers and shakers of the UK dairy industry in 2022.
Top tips for spring and summer farm efficiency
We’re here to share a few tips and handy reminders of tasks to tick off your list and help spring/summer 2022 run as smoothly as possible for you and your herd.
The household names taking sustainable palm oil seriously
According to a shopping list created by Chester Zoo as part of their sustainable palm oil challenge, there is a great range of guilt-free food products for every meal. Here's a look at some of the big brands taking palm oil seriously...
Behind-the-Scenes: Creating our ‘Lactation Journey’ Animation
We love our bovine buddies. That’s why, when thinking of ways to discuss the “Lactation Curve” for our new video, we wanted to tackle the topic in a different way, asking the question... What’s the experience like from the cow’s perspective?
The Hidden Cost of Fertility
We spoke to US Dairy Nutritionist Dr. Mary Beth De Ondarza and our Global Technical Manager, Dr. Richard Kirkland to discuss the effects of feed fats on fertility, and gain insight into why the right nutrition in those first 100 days is so vital.
Turning up the truths on spring turnout
With Spring around the corner, various questions come to light when it comes to maintaining the health, productivity, and profitability of your dairy herd. Here’s the lowdown on the truths and tales of spring turnout.