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Tips on using and storing Semen Extender

Tips on using and storing Semen Extender

19 January 2018

As we come into the season we thought it would be useful to write an article on one of the questions that we often get asked - how do I use semen extender? Here are some helpful tips: Procedure for dilution:  1. Semen …

Agrivite's Biggest Fan

Agrivite's Biggest Fan

11 January 2018

One of our Agrivite customers tells us exactly why Agrivite products are his number one choice:  I'm a huge fan of the agrivite products, I swear by them. I run a few of my own groups on Facebook and I'm admin to the "H …

Fresh & Target Egg Weight Calculator

Fresh & Target Egg Weight Calculator

4 December 2017

For the expert and novice alike incubation can be a tricky process and it can be difficult to know whether or not you're on the right track. That's why we've developed our very own target & fresh egg weight calculator too …

Interhatch at BFREPA

Interhatch at BFREPA

25 September 2017

This year’s annual British Free Range Egg Producers Association conference is set to be an impressive show from Interhatch. We attend every year but each time we endeavour to come back bigger and better – the 2017 …

Tail Biting Solutions

Tail Biting Solutions

13 September 2017

Tail biting affects pigs of all ages and can be the result of a number of factors such as overcrowding, disease, malnutrition and boredom. Here are some suggestions to combat the problem: 1. Apply Scarper! Sprayed on the ta …

Interhatch at BBC Countryfile Live!

Interhatch at BBC Countryfile Live!

31 July 2017

Here at Interhatch we have been specialising in incubation for well over 30 years now. With this in mind it’s no surprise that we were approached by Poultry Talk to donate an incubator for BBC Countryfile Live. Poultry …

A Guide To Incubating Parrots

A Guide To Incubating Parrots

19 July 2017

Incubation is a fascinating process, particularly in parrots. Female parrots have only one ovary which is on the left-hand side of their body but despite this they are good layers. Laying can be encouraged if the eggs are rem …

Protect Your Cattle From Laminitis

Protect Your Cattle From Laminitis

14 July 2017

What is Laminitis? Laminitis is a common, non-infectious condition that affects the hoof of cattle; the Laminae and Papillae to be exact. The Laminae and Papillae act as shock absorbers as the animal walks to absorb the imp …

Avian Influenza Restrictions Lifted Throughout the UK

Avian Influenza Restrictions Lifted Throughout the UK

6 July 2017

Following months of disruption for poultry keepers large and small, the UK is now Avian Influenza free. Restrictions had remained in place in Lancashire, Cumbria, Merseyside and Norfolk. However the 10k surveillance zone arou …

Why Is Fly Control so Important?

Why Is Fly Control so Important?

8 May 2017

Put simply - flies cost you money! They are not only a nuisance but they spread diseases that can make you and your livestock very ill. Dysentery, cholera, typhoid, salmonella, pinkeye and tuberculosis are examples of disease …