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Jan
18
2023
Winter Housing – Best Practice

With dairy cattle housed throughout the Winter period, it’s crucial that their environment promotes optimum health, welfare and productivity. Here are some important considerations which in turn will have a positive impact on cattle health:

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Jan
18
2023
Time to replace your mats or mattresses?

How to know when it’s time to replace your mattresses: It’s quite an investment, and tempting to try and make them last forever. But like all pieces of animal husbandry equipment, mats and mattresses do eventually come to the end of their life…

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Jan
18
2023
Family Business of the Year 2022

We’re slowly coming back down to earth after winning the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Family Business of the Year yesterday, at the UK Finals in Glasgow! It was a real delight to win the Welsh award, so to be recognised Nationally is such great news for all at Platts Agriculture.

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Jan
18
2023
NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY 2022!

It’s National Stress Awareness Day, and stress may manifest itself both physically and emotionally in a variety of ways. National Stress Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of some of the ways that stress may negatively impact anyone and what you can do to manage your stress before it becomes a problem.

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Jun
29
2021
Customer Focus: Richard Lowe, Co Limerick

Richard Lowe, who farms in Co Limerick with father George has experienced the benefits of using Platts Finebed for their pedigree Holsteins and Jersey herds for the last few Winters. Here he describes a few of the benefits they’ve experienced…

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Dec
09
2019
Are you missing your cows signals?

CowSignals is a technique that was developed by a Dutch vet named Joep Driessen. The technique aims to improve cattle health by advising farmers how to read their herds body language and to use this to determine areas in which the environment can be improved.

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Dec
02
2019
What has 2019 been like for Platts?

We’ve been very busy at Platts in 2019 and as the year comes to a close, we thought we’d have a look at some of our highlights!

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Nov
26
2019
Protecting your cows this winter

Since the first snow of the season has already fallen for most of us, we thought that it would be a good idea to share some of the top things to consider when housing your cows this winter..

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Nov
12
2019
Apprentice shortlisted for regional award.

Platts Animal Bedding fabrication and welding apprentice, Ethan McDermott has been shortlisted for the Young Person/Apprentice of the year award at the West Cheshire and North Wales Chamber of Commerce awards.

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