As the daylight hours increase and all the signs indicate that Winter is on the run and Spring has arrived, it’s at this time that I asked, “Are my cows doing as well as they can be?”
One of the questions Tasmanian farmers often ask Michael Humble, Castlegate James’ Tasmanian representative is “why should I feed a supplement when I have lots of pasture available?” His answer is simple…
Many of us enjoy a bowl of muesli at the start for the day to deliver sustained energy through a nutritious breakfast. Those farmers in the know are providing their calves the same opportunity with a roasted calf muesli.
Australian dairy farmers have always known that happy healthy and well-fed heifers will stay in the herd for longer and be more productive.
Steven Chaur spoke to Retail World about the importance of supply chain and logistics
With dry conditions hitting a large part of the country we often hear advice from ‘Dairy Specialists’ that we need to be drying off cows and culling stock...
During spring, high growth rates of pasture quickly becomes the cheapest form of feed available and the largest component of the dairy ration
The region of Dalgety has been suffering under the impact of prolonged drought causing local farmers to have to wean their lambs early.
Early weaning from as young as one week old was conventionally a practice used by dairy farmers but now beef producers are finding success with the help of a muesli substitute for milk.
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to create uncertainty and economic disruption in all communities with mandatory lockdown protocols underway across Australia and New Zealand.
Castlegate James would like to congratulate one of our loyal customers; RM Gillet & Co.