Author Archives: Nick Bell

Factory Farming – what on earth does that mean?

Factory farming has been used as an emotive expression used to denigrate the livestock industry. If you assess what it infers, it’s industrial processes applied to animal production, which grates against our desire for foods to be natural and wholesome. So, the term is meant to shock us into rejecting animal production. The term originates

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Hoof trimming

There are two options for foot trimming training: Attend a formal training course. Nick is one of the instructors on the RAU level 4 course (click here for details) Staff training on own farm. This works well for making assessments of equipment and challenges specific to a farm Lameness and foot health courses can be

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