Category: NIS Information

Supplies unaffected after straw stack fire

On the morning of Tuesday 31 August 2021 one of our stacks of recently-baled straw burned down in a field just south of the A14, near Thrapston, Northamptonshire. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service sent fire crews from Thrapston, Kettering, and Rushden. Thankfully nobody was hurt and we are grateful to those that reported the fire

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NIS Helps With Buffer Feeding At Grass

An expert explains the value that NIS can bring to a grazing diet, in Forager Magazine.

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CIEL Nett Zero Carbon and UK Livestock 2020

This report identifies several significant opportunities for the ruminant industry to reduce greenhouse emissions, the top three are:

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The Value Of NIS In A High Performing Dairy Farm

A good example of the value of NIS in a high performing dairy farm.

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NIS Role In Calf Weaning

Calf starter should be high in starch & sugar and the fibre portion should be able to act as a ‘toothpick’.

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Balancing Spring Rations Economically

Great comments by Mole Valley Farmers, NIS is an extremely useful ingredient to balance high protein grass

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Poor Nutrition Costing Beef Finishers £200 per Head

This article neatly summarises the challenge of meeting the nutritional requirements for finishing cattle diets.

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Going Green Can Be Profitable British Dairying Aug 2019

NIS is an ideal fibre to feed to animals on a grass based diet and if fed properly will significant improve protein utilization and increase margins.

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Feed Compounder – May 19

Looks like molasses could be more than a palatability enhancer, current research could change the understanding of ruminant nutrition in several areas.

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Chestnutt Animal Feeds NIS Trial Report

The results of a trial by Chestnutt on one of their customers farms to see if NIS worked in a typical Northern Irish situation.

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