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  • 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

  • Keeping it simple but efficient with Waikato Milking Systems

    Working to the conditions of the land is a top priority for Tom Jones and his family who enjoy running Trelay Farm on the elevated terrain of Davistow in north Cornwall. “We’re about 1000 feet above sea level, we get high rainfall, we catch the wind and it’s very much like we’re working in the clouds. “But all that rain allows us to grow a lot of grass, to grow our cows, which are outdoors from… ...more

  • UK Dairy Day “We’re Back” for September

    We are delighted to announce “We’re Back” and UK Dairy Day will go ahead in September with additional Covid safety measures in place following the latest Government announcement. The UK Dairy Day team are doing everything they can to stage the event responsibly with additional measures in place to ensure visitors, staff and exhibitors feel safe at the event. Changes to layouts and expertise in… ...more

  • Milk Your Moments Campaign Delivers for Dairy Sector

    The first national dairy TV campaign for 20 years helped drive an estimated 11.2 million litres of additional liquid milk sales during the Coronavirus pandemic earlier this year, as well as raising £100,000 for mental health charities. The UK-wide ‘Milk Your Moments’ campaign, which ran for 12 weeks from mid-May, resulted in an additional 212,000 consumers buying milk who would not otherwise ha… ...more

  • New Sponsor Signs Up for UK Dairy Day 2021

    The new countdown to UK Dairy Day 2021 has started along with further support from the industry for the dedicated dairy industry event taking place on Wednesday 15th September at Telford. We are delighted to announce that Crystalyx has put their support behind the event by signing up as a principal sponsor for 2021 and are confirmed as an associate sponsor of Holstein Young Breeders. Crystalyx i… ...more