• BVD Testing for UK Dairy Day 2019

    Every animal entered to attend UK Dairy Day needs to either reside in a herd accredited free of BVD by a CHeCS approved cattle health scheme or, at any time in its life, have been tested individually on a blood, milk or tissue sample for evidence of the BVD virus, with a negative result. Cattle Exhibitors will be required to show proof of either the accredited BVD free status of the animal’s herd… ...more

  • Helping UK farmers grow the value of dairy

    Waikato Milking Systems will showcase its full product range to demonstrate how it can help farmers grow the value of dairy at this year’s UK Dairy Day. UK sales manager Brent Crothers said the New Zealand company was looking forward to being part of the 6th annual Dairy Day in September. The company’s site will showcase its four UK product offerings, from milking parlours, milking automation an… ...more

  • Large herds growing rapidly, reveals Kingshay report

    Large dairy herds are growing rapidly, both in terms of size and productivity, according to the annual Dairy Costings Report from Kingshay. Based on actual figures from almost 2,000 herds with 400,000 cows across the UK, smaller herds produced less milk in 2017/18 than the previous year, likely due to the summer drought curbing production from grazing. In contrast, the higher producing herds boos… ...more

  • DeLaval install first E100 Rotary in UK

    The NEW E100 Rotary milking system, which was launched last summer, has now been installed in the UK at Bodrach Farm, Llanrwst, Wales. This first installation was completed by DeLaval dealer Dairy-Scope Ltd at the Owen family farm in Llanwrst installing a 40 unit E100 Rotary. Emyr Owen has recently switched from beef & sheep to dairy to help improve farm income.  Emyr has a herd of 400 cows… ...more

  • Complete Dairy Solutions with Plevnik

    COMPLETE DAIRY SOLUTIONS. With Plevnik equipment. PLEVNIK d.o.o. is an engineering and manufacturing company with 28 years of experience and over  60 employees. Our partners see us as a top producer of dairy equipment and turnkey dairy solution.  We export 95% of our products to European countries (France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, …) and the rest of the world. Main pr… ...more

  • Dairy Shorthorn, Guernsey and Jersey Judges Announced for UK Dairy Day

    Completing the final line up at year’s UK Dairy Day cattle show are the judges for the Dairy Shorthorn, Guernsey and Jersey classes who will be casting their professional eyes over breeds during the 6th annual event on Wednesday 11th September at the International Centre in Telford.The final three judges will include: Seimon Thomas – Dairy Shorthorn Judge Colin Gleed – Guernsey Judge Matt Pye… ...more

  • 2019 National Brown Swiss Show Judge Confirmed for UK Dairy Day

    The National Brown Swiss Show returns for the 2nd year to UK Dairy Day, the UK’s leading dairy trade event taking place on Wednesday 11th September at the International Centre in Telford.Alongside the National Holstein Show and the National Ayrshire Show, the cattle show will offer visitors a spectacular display of show cattle competing for a prize fund of over £25,000. Classes will also take plac… ...more

  • Judge Announced for National Ayrshire Show at UK Dairy Day 2019

    The National Ayrshire Show will return to UK Dairy Day for a third year as part of the fantastic cattle show drawing breeders and competitors from across the UK.   The event will also host the National Holstein Show, National Brown Swiss Show as well as showing classes for the Dairy Shorthorn, Guernsey and Jersey breeds.For 2019 the Ayrshire Cattle Society of Great Britain and Ireland are delighte… ...more

  • Holstein UK Confirm 2019 National Holstein Show Judge

    Holstein UK is delighted to announce that Patrick Rüttimann, will be judging a leading line up of Holstein cattle at The National Holstein Show taking place at UK Dairy Show 2019.UK Dairy Day, taking place on Wednesday 11th September at Telford, is the leading business event for the dairy industry, bringing together over 300 businesses, more than 9,000 visitors, leading suppliers, buyers, and indu… ...more

  • 5th UK Dairy Day Tops Records #TeamDairy Join in Dairy Buzz at Telford International Centre

    Over 9,000 visitors descended on the International Centre in Telford last Wednesday for the 5th annual UK Dairy Day along with a record amount of businesses represented.Having experienced a long hot summer putting potential pressures on winter forage supplies and with Brexit changes imminent, it seemed dairy farmers were more than ever keen to meet with suppliers, discuss future production and mak… ...more