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‘Expert Eye’ Heat Detection Device Delivers Mighty Payback58‘Expert Eye’ Heat Detection Device Delivers Mighty PaybackGallagher has unveiled a clever little heat detection product that offers farmers a huge return on investment. The Flashmate® Electronic Heat Detector, a standalone disposable device that monitors cow heat behaviour 24/7, was on display at this year’s National Fieldays.
‘Flashing Beacons’ Simplify Heat Detection On Waikato Farm59‘Flashing Beacons’ Simplify Heat Detection On Waikato FarmCambridge farmer Garry Reymer has always believed that accurate heat detection is the most important factor for successful dairy farming.
Mating made simpler thanks to Flashmate alerts69Mating made simpler thanks to Flashmate alertsA Te Awamutu dairy farm manager Mike Anderson, used Flashmate during mating time for his 520 cow herd. Mike and his staff found the devices very easy to apply, requiring no special drafting, putting them on during milking in the herringbone dairy.
Innovative Ideas, Problem-Solving Benefit of Pasture Walks28Innovative Ideas, Problem-Solving Benefit of Pasture WalksIdea exchange among individuals, referred to as knowledge spillover in some circles, is a common occurrence in today's digitally-connected society. In the grazing world, this knowledge spillover is especially evident. Livestock graziers are some of the most progressive in agriculture to share their ideas and experiences with each other.
Overgrazing & Preventative Management Strategies29Overgrazing & Preventative Management StrategiesTo avoid overgrazing, managing livestock on grazing lands requires graziers to be flexible and understand the complex soil-plant-animal relationship involved.
Weighing to Improve Livestock Performance3Weighing to Improve Livestock PerformanceHow implementing a regular weighing programme helps to maximise the performance of livestock.
Weigh System Helps Cattle Producer Make Better Management Decisions30Weigh System Helps Cattle Producer Make Better Management DecisionsThere is an old saying that says you cannot manage what you do not measure. On a livestock operation where pounds of animal equate to dollars in the bank, this adage rings true.
Quality Management Tools Assist in the Production of Quality Angus Beef31Quality Management Tools Assist in the Production of Quality Angus BeefEight generations and 215 years of experience in the cattle business have taught the Lowe family of Smiths Grove, Kentucky the importance of quality when it comes to raising cattle.
Animal Welfare, Quality at Forefront for Organic, Grass-Fed Beef Farmer32Animal Welfare, Quality at Forefront for Organic, Grass-Fed Beef FarmerFarmer George Lake said the decision to begin raising organic, grass-fed beef on Thistle Creek Farms was one born out of both necessity and a desire to make his farm more sustainable.
Wildfires Can't Burn the Strength of a Small Community33Wildfires Can't Burn the Strength of a Small Community​Shortly after settling in Kittitas County, located in Washington's beautiful central valley, Liam Shaw signed on as a volunteer with the local fire department.
Horses Changing Lives - One Ride at a Time34Horses Changing Lives - One Ride at a Time​When the organizers of Hearts & Horses purchased Miraco watering tanks for their facility, little did they realize they were getting far more than a new watering system.
Gallagher energizer technology halves free-range chicken mortality rate10Gallagher energizer technology halves free-range chicken mortality rateFind out how a fence energizer reduced chicken mortality rates and fence checks by 50%.
Gallagher Fence Protects Lord of the Rings Movie Set11Gallagher Fence Protects Lord of the Rings Movie Set​Hobbits don’t like sheep in their gardens. But how do you keep sheep out of a Hobbit’s garden without using conventional fencing?
Electric Fence System Cleverly Accommodates Irrigation System12Electric Fence System Cleverly Accommodates Irrigation SystemFind out how an electric fence system met the challenge of providing a solution that meets the needs of both cropping and livestock regimes.
Angus Stud's New HR5 Makes Stock Recording So Simple13Angus Stud's New HR5 Makes Stock Recording So SimpleLeading Angus breeder places accurate stock identification at the heart of the operation
Gallagher Mapping Programme Provides Perfect Start For Conversion Project14Gallagher Mapping Programme Provides Perfect Start For Conversion ProjectA forestry conversion project used a specialised mapping programme to design a comprehensive electric fencing plan to get it right first time.