Progiene have launched a new footbath product as part of its developing Progiene dairy hygiene range.

Average incidence of mastitis in the UK dairy herd is estimated to be around 47 to 65 cases per 100 cows per year, or as high as two thirds of the herd.

At the recent NFU conference, Liz Truss outlined the government’s commitment to defeating bovine TB, and highlighted that they were on course to declare half of England TB-free by 2019.

A Cumbrian dairy farmer was presented with his prize of a Hoofcount Automatic Footbath at AgriScot, on behalf of Progiene.

A new area business manager, with hands on experience in parlour consultancy, has been appointed for the North of the UK, by leading dairy hygiene business Progiene.

Coccidiosis has been shown to cost the average dairy herd between £25 and £60 per affected calf. This doesn’t include associated, and often unseen costs, such as delayed time to first service.

Removing the risk of cross infections in the parlour is the key driver behind the launch of a new Clusterflush chemical from Progiene, a division of Rumenco.

Progiene’s product manager, Alison Clark, explains the true value of knowledge transfer in ensuring business margins are maximised at a time when price volatility is top of the dairy agenda.   

A brand new relationship between a well-established dairy parlour equipment provider and an innovative dairy hygiene business is helping provide a complete service for dairy farmers in Northern Ireland.

Based on the latest industry research and development, with the focus on making efficiencies, optimising herd health and maximising profits on-farm, the Progiene product portfolio is expand