Entries by Sheridan Kennedy

Nutrition & the Organic Cow – workshops.

Ever wondered how to get the best production out of your girls while keeping them happy and healthy at the same time? Come along to one of our Nutrition workshops and have all your questions answered by a leading animal nutritionist! Everyone is welcome to come along, whether you’re an organic farmer, in-conversion to organic, […]

The Three Principals of Feeding Ruminants

Principal 1: ‘Feed the Rumen First’ The rumen microorganisms are the key to breaking down the dry pasture to produce volatile fatty acids (VFAs). These VFAs are a source of energy and microbial protein that, in turn, are a source of protein for the animal. Establishing an efficient working rumen is the key to increasing […]