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Klasse stud focus – Long Meadow increases capacity

Collaborative confidence, independent service, mutual benefits Innovative approach to AI supply aims to improve efficiency and producer choice        This is Long Meadow, flagship stud for new company Klasse AI. It's one of the most technically advanced AI centres in...

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Klasse Ai – World class genetics service launched in UK

UK and European studs join forces to advance AI choice and expertise Klasse is a new name in porcine artificial insemination in the UK. The recently launched UK-based AI business now offers pig producers here access to a wider selection of high-performance sires.   A...

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Peaks done, pounds earned

EACH climbers crack momentous mountain challenge Exhilarating and exhausting, but worth every single step. That's how Rattlerow's Three Peaks team (pictured below) described their fund raising ascent of three of the UK's highest mountains in aid of East Anglia's...

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Genetic injection revitalises college pig business

  Cheshire's leading land-based learning centre, Reaseheath College, is revamping its 140-sow pig breeding and finishing herd with Rattlerow stock The unit, which has managed a closed herd for the past 10 years, has chosen to restock its herd with Rattlerow’s highly...

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All round win at BPPF

Rattlerow’s 'new-concept' Aardvark, scoops a first at the British Pig and Poultry Fair   The dome-shaped ark, designed by Rattlerow's joint MD Adrian Lawson, was named best new product in the event's pig sector Innovation Awards. Judges were impressed by the...

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Rattlerow selects PigCom

Alliance brings top rated herd recording system into portfolio A strategic alliance between Rattlerow Farms and livestock genetics and pig management consultancy Data To Decisions has been formed to promote and expand PigCom, a windows-based herd recording program.  ...

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Scaling great heights

Three mountains, two days, one target - to raise £5300 A team of Rattlerow staff will be pulling on their climbing boots this June to take on the Three Peaks Challenge in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH). The team of 12, from across our business,...

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Pursuit of performance must not compromise good welfare record

The continual improvements that Denmark’s pig industry is making to sow productivity are commendable, but with pre-weaning mortality still above 20% in many herds, the UK industry must consider if emulating the ‘Danish model’ is the best approach. “Although Danish...

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A welcome for William – our second scholar

William Symons has been awarded Rattlerow Farms' second AHDB scholarship An undergraduate at Harper Adams University, he was presented with his 2016/17 award by Simon Guise, Rattlerow’s UK Sales Manager, during HAU’s annual scholarship presentation day. William is...

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