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Top Tips for New Hen Owners

It is an exciting time when you bring home your new chickens to start your own free-range flock! To get them in their best condition and ready to lay and keep well throughout the seasons, here are some points to consider as a new hen owner: Let your hens out soon after sun-up and bed…

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Ewe Nutrition in Late Pregnancy

With spring about to get into full swing, many of our ewes are in the latter stages of pregnancy and correct feeding at this time is vital for: Ensuring ideal body condition score (BCS) at lambing High foetal / lamb survival rates Udder development and production of highly nutritious colostrum and milk Reducing the risk…

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COVID-19 Update

Firstly, we hope yourselves and your family are healthy and well during this time of uncertainty. As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to affect all our lives, we wanted to reassure you that the production and supply of our feeds are currently unaffected. As an animal feed manufacturer, we are classed as an essential industry…

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Avian Influenza Update – December 2019

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) have confirmed an outbreak of Low Pathogenic Avian Flu on a commercial chicken farm in Suffolk on December 10th 2019, they have put in place a 1km restriction zone around the infected farm to limit the risk of the disease spreading. Read DEFRA’s biosecurity advice below, and…

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Pygmy Goat Nutrition

Due to their size and character, Pygmy goats have become very popular as pets. As with all breeds of goats, Pygmy goats are ruminants but because of their small stature, it is important to be aware that they do have specific nutritional requirements that should be considered to keep them in good health. It is…

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Avian Influenza Update – January 2018

Defra has announced that following a second finding of avian influenza in wild birds in Warwickshire an extended prevention zone now applies across the whole of England. This is not a housing order but a legal requirement to follow strict biosecurity procedures and applies to all bird keepers, whether having just a few birds to…

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COVID-19 UPDATE - We want to reassure you that we are still manufacturing and working around the clock to meet demand.⁣ Please buy responsibly to ensure all customers have feed for their animals.