Future proof your herd open day

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National Milk Records are holding an open day about future proofing milk herds at Baltier Farm, Whithorn, by kind permission of the Forsyth family, on Thursday, August 25th, starting at 10.30am.

A spokesperson for NMR said: “Come and join us for our Farm Walk at Baltier Farm, home to 550 Holsteins which are averaging 12,700kg and calving all year round. There are considerable investments on the farm with the most recent being an anaerobic digester. There will be presentations, trade stands and livestock judging will also be happening throughout the day.

Come along at 10.30am for tea and coffee, a hog roast will also be served for lunch!”

To book your place, please contact Pam Macdonald on 07786327619 or Morven Watson (morvenw@nmr.co.uk) on 07760256557.

National Milk Records (NMR) is the leading supplier of milk recording services in the UK, providing management information on individual cow’s performance in terms of milk quality, yield and fertility. It is acknowledged by the industry that NMR is the market leader in the provision and support of dairy software in Great Britain. NMR also supplies aggregate data to over 35 dairy industry bodies including milk buyers, AHDB Dairy and breed societies as well as forming the basis for food provenance schemes for retailers such as Tesco, Sainsbury and Marks and Spencer. The farmer is the NMR customer and our recording services reach the cows which produce 60 per cent of the UK’s milk.