Godro July 2013 – Issue 18

Published 8 July 13

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Inside you will find a special Royal Welsh Show preview with details of what the Dairy Development Centre stand, which will include a DairyCo presence, has to offer each day. Successful outwintering needs careful planning and attention to detail. In this issue we learn how one farmer has managed to reduce his winter feed costs through outwintering.Also Grass Value project officer John Owen compares the grass growth between January and May in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and reveals an exciting extension to the Grass Value project.

Current lameness prevalence in GB dairy herds suggests that up to one cow in three is lame to some degree – but it’s hard to spot in its early stages and varies greatly from farm to farm. Find out about the latest DairyCo research to tackle lameness inside.