If you're thinking about having a go at mob grazing, this quick guide should help you get started.
Franklin J Crider 1955: Root-growth stoppage resulting from defoliation of grass
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For raw drinking milk producers: guide to shelf-life testing your raw milk.
There is no getting around it, scrupulous hygiene in the milking parlour and bottling room is essential to clean, safe raw drinking milk.
Our consistently excellent milk test results verify that our fastidious attention to detail and cleanliness of our cows is producing safe, uncontaminated raw milk for you to drink.
Read our Standard Operating Procedures to see how we do it.
For raw drinking milk producers: a guide to the microbiological testing requirements to sell raw milk.
Where to buy all things micro-dairy, including details of the UK's best food safety consultant to help you produce safe raw drinking milk.
Why what we feed animals matters for them, the planet and us.
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Three-part series written for the Country Smallholding magazing in 2019. This third and last part covers how to keep your livestock healthy naturally through good grazing practice and access to diverse pastures and browsing for self-medication.