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17 Feb 2020

CIS Employee Long Service Awards

CIS Employee Long Service Awards have been presented to four members of the CIS Milk Recording team who in total have accrued 123 years of service.

UKAS Accreditation of CIS Laboratory

On the 5th and 6th February 2020 the CIS laboratory underwent a successful annual UKAS ISO17025 surveillance visit. Read more..

Vet Focus: Why fertility is the answer to productivity

With the various challenges the industry has been facing in recent years, everyone has been looking at efficiency and cost-cutting in all aspects of their farm businesses. Ian Cure

Feed Focus: Achieving a successful transition

A successful transition cow system will result in giving the cow the best possible start to what is hopefully a profitable lactation, however significant health and production issu

Farmer Focus: P M Bradbury, Whitchurch, Shropshire

Second generation dairy farmer Paul Bradbury farms in partnership with his wife, Dee, and son, David, milking 130 Holstein Friesian cows under the Brookroad prefix, which calve all

Farmer Focus: D & B McMiken, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway

Long standing CIS customers, the McMiken family from Castle Douglas, were winners of the Scottish Dairy Farm of the Year at AgriScot 2019. The Ernespie pedigree Holstein herd is ru