Monthly Archives: September 2016

Successful Farmer Evening!

Cornwall Countryside Supplies had a very successful farmer evening presentation on the 21st September to promote the Downland brand in Cornwall. Mark Lowden, Chief Executive of Downland very kindly presented, along with John Taylor from Trouw Nutrition who gave an … Read more

Fresh Start Colostrum’s “Golden Hour.”

Having lived in the Honiton area since the 1500’s, Rodney Prings family has a rich history in the village wholly centred on farming and agriculture. The family farm, a short walk from the centre of town stretches out for 270 … Read more

New Product: Opti-Lix Pre-Calver

Opti-Lix Pre-Calver is a low moisture, high specification vitamin-mineral lick for cows during the dry period. Correct management and nutrition of the dry cow are critical for obtaining maximum dry matter intake, increased reproductive efficiency and optimum milk production in … Read more

Trace elements are vital for the mating period

Making sure that both the ewe and tup’s trace element status is correct before tupping is key to reducing the number of barren ewes along with increasing lambing percentage. Key trace elements: • Iodine – Growth and formation of the … Read more


Correct rehydration post-calving is crucial to support quick cow recovery. Therefore, the importance of administering a balanced rehydration supplement, immediately after calving should not be over looked. Calving is an extremely stressful time for the cow. Hormonal, dietary and environmental changes … Read more

NEW PRODUCT – Vigour Puppy

A complete food formulated for all puppies of working breeds. With chicken, rice, vegetables and meaty morsels. Available from your local Downland retailer now!

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