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
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
A successful transition cow system will result in giving the cow the best possible start to what is hopefully a profitable lactation, however, we still see significant health and p
Dairy herd statistics for Scotland released by the Scottish Dairy Cattle Association
In November Jack Lawson retired from the CIS Board and we thank him immensely for his commitment, ideas and passion in supporting the business growth of CIS over the last 16 years.
Great Blakewell Farm is run by Bruce and Jenny Ravenhill with the help of their daughter Jessica who has recently returned from studying agriculture at university to work on the ho