Christmas Food For Thought! “While people have food everything matters, when people don’t have food nothing else matters”. In the final week before Christmas last year the UK’s festive food spend was £4.2 billion, with Friday 22nd December 17 reported to be the UK’s highest-spending day ever. The expectations of our 65 million … Read moreChristmas Food For Thought!
We are very proud to celebrate Alison Parkers 30 year anniversary with Meadow Quality. Alison started with Warwickshire Quality Calves back in 1986 when the company shared a desk and an office corner with Meadow Valley Livestock. As both companies expanded Alison worked predominantly on the finished stock side with Oscar Prince and Clive Mahony. … Read moreAlison Parker Celebrates 30 Years at MQ
The new Superior Sires brochure is now available for 2018-2019. The Superior Sires scheme offers an additional £5 payment for calves from our list of genetically higher merit AI sires. Working together with the UK’s leading cattle breeding companies we have selected these sires to give producers cattle progeny with better conformation and growth potential. This improves … Read moreNew Superior Sires Brochure!
On Wednesday the 7th we hosted 47 students and 4 staff from Colleg Glynllifon on two farm tours. The agricultural students enjoyed a visit to one of our contract calf rearing units that is owned and run by our director Rob Manning and then to a bull beef finishing AFU. The visits aimed to give an … Read moreColeg Glynllifon Farm Tours 07/11/2018
Meadow Quality Team Building 2018 11/10/2018 The calf team meeting on Thursday was well attended. Georgina Thomas from Trouw Nutrition started the day with an interesting and informative talk on calf nutrition. We engaged in an exercise deciphered the milk powder label, looking through key ingredients and compositions to identify quality and digestibility. This information … Read moreMeadow Quality Calf Team Building 2018
We are very proud to have been working in partnership with Owen Atkinson and Dechra to reduce antitbiotic usage in calf rearing. Please see the below article from Farming Uk A new study has revealed dramatic findings that could provide the answer to the UK’s on-going challenge to reduce the widespread routine use of antibiotics … Read moreWorking toward Antibiotic reduction on Calf Rearing Units
Autumn Newsletter After a long, hot summer the Autumn has finally arrived. It has brought with it a break from the heat and a whole host of new challenges! Forage quantities remain a concern and a large pest influx is expected when the weather turns. It’s never straightforward in farming but it’s not all doom and gloom! The hot, … Read moreAutumn Newsletter
Following our C.E.O Matt Nightingales trip to Chile last year, where he advised on effective beef production from the dairy herd, September saw a delegation from Chile visit us at Meadow Quality. Corpcarne of Chile delegation visit Further to a visit undertaken by Matt Nightingale in October 2017, a delegation from Corpcarne (the meat corporation) of … Read moreChilean Delegation Visit Meadow Quality