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Beating heat stress in cows

Keeping cows cool during extended periods of summer heat and sunshine can be challenging. Angus Little, NWF Sales Specialist looks at beating heat stress. Fresh calvers and high yielding cows are particularly susceptible to metabolic disturbances. Already under the metabolic stress caused by the demands of lactation, a drop in dry matter intake which is … Read more

Farming Newcomer Applies Technology to Calf Rearing

The introduction of new Ultra Start Pellet from NWF is seeing fast uptake pre-weaning and exploiting the growth potential at an early age. Chris Webb rears 160 beef-cross calves at Rowe Farm in Shropshire with his business partner Chris Roberts. Calves are purchased from farms across Shropshire and Cheshire at 2-3 weeks of age for … Read more

New product to tackle coccidiosis

A new, non-prescription product to tackle coccidiosis has been launched in the UK and will be available exclusively via NWF Agriculture. Aliphos CxP™ is based on plant extracts including thyme (active ingredient thymol), oregano (carvacrol), liquorice (anethole) and garlic (allicine), which are microencapsulated to ensure a slower release of the active ingredients along the intestine. … Read more

NWF expanding to open Bilsborrow Blend Site

NWF Agriculture Ltd are opening a new feed blend operation in Bilsborrow, Lancashire, with the site supplying the farming community with ruminant compound feeds & blends from Monday 1st August 2016. NWF have partnered with the Stuart family of Raby’s Farm, Bilsborrow, who have been running their blending site since 2009. Supplying a range of … Read more

NWF backing BVD free England

On July 1st 2016, the first national Bovine Viral Diarrhoea eradication scheme will be launched in England. Ireland, Scotland and Northern Ireland already have national schemes in place, with Wales apparently not far away from launching their own control programme. BVDFree England will launch with the objective of achieving the elimination of the BVD virus … Read more


The farming lobby group, Farmers For Action, are holding a March in London on Wednesday 23 March 2016 to represent all sectors of the farming industry. As this is the last sitting of parliament and also the last Prime Minister’s Questions before the Easter recess, there will be plenty of MPs in London who will … Read more

NWF Half Year Results for the Period Ended 30 November 2015

NWF Group plc, the specialist agricultural and distribution business delivering feed, food and fuel across the UK, today announces its half year results for the period ended 30 November. Click here to view the NWF Management Presentation on Half Year Results 2015/16 Click here to view the NWF Half Year Results for the Period Ended … Read more

Early order offer on NWF Sila-Guard 40 Quattro

An early order offer is available for NWF Sila-Guard 40 Quattro until 31 January 2016. The silage additive features quick acting bacteria that converts value crop carbohydrates into energy for milk production. Features • Patented organism Lactococcus to inhibit clostridia • Produces silage with a lower lactic acid level • Contains sugar enhancing xylanase enzyme … Read more

NWF sponsors AgriScot

NWF will be one of the key sponsors at this year’s 2015 AgriScot taking place on Wednesday 18th November 2015 at the Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh. NWF are contributing to the Dairy Cattle prize fund for the four breeds in the livestock classes – Ayrshires, Holsteins, Jerseys and Red and Whites. If you are visiting … Read more

NWF sponsors Beef South West

On Wednesday 11th November 2015 Beef South West will be held at Westpoint, Exeter.  For a second year NWF are delighted to be sponsoring the Bred & Fed Champion. The event is organised by the National Beef Association South West.  The dynamic one day event showcases the breadth and depth of quality breeding and production, … Read more

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