Johne’s disease is a fatal wasting disease of cattle, and is an increasing problem on farms across the UK. Dan Humphries from Leonard, Lambert & May Farm Veterinary Surgeons gives
The International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR) is the global standard for livestock data. CIS have been awarded with the ICAR CoQ since it began in 2006. The CIS laborator
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
Infectious diseases can have a negative impact on both the health and productivity of your dairy herd. Read more...
As of 1st June 2018, the CIS Johne’s classification will be updated in line with industry changes. Read more..
By the 31st October 2018 all farmers supplying purchasing members of the National Johne’s Management Plan (NJMP) will need to have undertaken an assessment of their risks and herd
Many good business owners find that investing and growing their business is attractive, as it tends to build assets and grow net worth without losing much of the profit to the tax
The Mason family have farmed in the Levens area for over 100 years. Gary is the 5th generation to farm on the Levens Hall Estate where they milk 180 pedigree Holsteins. Recent inv
Two farming families are working together at Leigh near Stoke on Trent investing in the future of their dairy business. Trading as the LTL Partnership the Prince and Ede families h
Dairy farms can optimise profitability by shortening the calving interval and reducing the number of days that cows are open. The easiest way to accomplish both goals is the IDEXX
Digital dermatitis (DD) is no new disease and is found in the majority of UK dairy herds, yet our understanding of it continues to grow. Here we discuss some of the latest developm