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  • Judge Confirmed for the 2020 National Holstein Show

    Holstein UK is delighted to announce that the judge for the 2020 National Holstein Show, taking place at UK Dairy Day, has been selected. David Booth of Feizor Holsteins will be taking to the centre of the ring to judge some of the UK’s very best Holstein cattle. Held at The International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, on Wednesday 16th September 2020, UK Dairy Day is a dedicated annual event for t… ...more

  • UK Dairy Day marks its Dedication to Dairy

    The BEST yet! Fantastic support was evident at the sixth UK Dairy Day demonstrating the strength, positivity, and dedication of the dairy industry with thousands visiting Telford to network, learn and do business. The dairy industry faces great challenges; the negativity in the media, the financial pressures of milk prices and the uncertainty surrounding Brexit can leave every one bewildered on t… ...more

  • 10-year study shows crossbred dairy cows are more profitable

    The world’s longest running study comparing crossbred dairy cows with purebred Holsteins has delivered its final conclusions. The study has demonstrated that ProCROSS cattle, which are bred using a three-breed cross of Holstein, Montbeliarde and Viking Red, produce daily profits which are, on average, 9-13% greater than those from a pure Holstein. The financial advantage of the ProCROSS was demon… ...more

  • Milking automation key to Beckside Farm’s new dairy parlour

    Don’t cut corners when it comes to adding milking automation technology to your new dairy parlour. That’s the advice from the owners of Beckside Farm, Cumbria, which early in 2019 embarked on a major project to upgrade their dairy operation. It included replacing the farm’s tired, 25-year-old, 12/24 herringbone system with a 54-bail Centrus Composite Rotary platform made by Waikato Milking Syste… ...more

  • COW TO CONE “FREE ICE CREAM WORKSHOP”

    COW TO CONE “FREE ICE CREAM WORKSHOP”  To all visitors to the Antonelli stand at UK Dairy Day. Takes place at the Ice Cream Academy, Soapstone Way, Irlam, Manchester, M44 6RAon 30th September 2019 from 10am until 4pm. Ask at stand number N9 in Innovation Zone located in the Newport Suite to book your place The Newport Suite is located off the concourse between Newport and Ludlow e innovation s… ...more

  • Family farm’s Waikato Supa4 system provides clean, efficient milking

    The Barnes family have been running their dairy operation in Melton Mowbray since 1940. So when it came time for the fourth generation to take over, a new dairy parlour was needed with a few specific must-have features. At the top of the list, it had to be set up for single-person milking, it had to be efficient in terms of time, labour and running costs but also it had to be a simple, reliable… ...more

  • DeLaval launches Evanza™ milking cluster

    DeLaval launch the Evanza milking cluster and cartridge in UK & Ireland. This product won a silver medal at last year’s EuroTier and reinforces DeLaval’s commitment and leadership in innovation within the dairy industry. The DeLaval Evanza milking cluster is the first cluster in the world to utilise a cartridge instead of a liner. It contains a newly designed claw with redesigned TopFlow™ tec… ...more

  • DeLaval Launches New Rotary E300 in UK & Ireland

    The DeLaval Rotary E300 has been launched in the UK and Ireland. The new DeLaval E300 rotary is focused around the four customer challenges: Animal welfare, milk quality, farm profitability and work efficiency. As a market leader in rotary systems, DeLaval has gained years of experience to design the next generation of rotary parlours. Understanding modern dairy farmer’s everyday challenges, the… ...more

  • New Product Competition Finalists Announced

    The UK Dairy Day New Product Competition sees 12 new products selected as finalists for this year's competition.  Each finalist will be displayed in the concourse at the event on Wednesday 11th September and judged during the morning.  The products that were selected as finalists have been launched into the market over the last 12 months since last years UK Dairy Day. The 12 finalists for 2019 ar… ...more

  • Less than one month to go to UK Dairy Day 2019!

    It is less than one month to go until UK Dairy Day 2019 – the UK’s must-attend that brings together all facets of the dairy industry together at the International Centre in Telford. The 6th annual event, dedicated to dairy, on Wednesday 11th September is an opportunity for anyone connected to the dairy industry to network, share knowledge, learn, and most importantly make business decisions ahea… ...more