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18 Apr 2019
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CIS Laboratory Achieves Compliance to UKAS Standards

The Cattle Information Service (CIS) accredited laboratory, based at Telford, Shropshire, continues its operational excellence by achieving for 6th consecutive year compliance to U

15 Feb 2019
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Farmer Focus: JG & SM Ley & Son, Hoops Prefix

In the heart of Devon is the Ley family who last year celebrated the 70th Anniversary of the Hoops prefix. The first cows were registered in 1948 by Henry Ley with his son Guy and

15 Feb 2019
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CIS Long Service Awards - Over 430 years of service

In January Long Service Awards were presented to Holstein UK and CIS employees.

14 Feb 2019
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CIS Breeding Insight from Michael Whittaker

CIS Head of Processing & Project Manager Michael Whittaker has looked back at data trends over the last 5 years for CIS milk recorded herds. Despite herd sizes increasing animal br

14 Feb 2019
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Cogent: Boost herd performance and profitability with Genetics

When selecting which bulls to use in your dairy herd, most people have strong views on what is right and what is wrong for their business. For some breeding is a passion and not ju

14 Feb 2019
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Dairy Insight: Energy balance – tipping the scales in your favour

You don’t have to go very far through the farming press to find an article about the perils of negative energy balance in dairy cows. The question is how do we tell whether negativ