The bulk of UK maize and wholecrop cereal crops are fed to livestock.  MGA nutrition information aims to make the most of this feed in the production of high quality milk and meat at a low cost.  MGA Nutritionist advice is free to members.


Resources: Nutrition

What chop length for maize?

Friday, August 31, 2007

Chris Savery explains the different results from chopping maize at different lengths and the advantages and disadvantages.

Wholecrop cereals - Value in the Diet

Monday, June 25, 2007

Chris Savery reviews the options for wholecrop silage and their value in diets.

Grass Silage - What''s required?

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Chris Savery gives timely advice on how to produce good grass silage.

Milking performance Autumn 2006

Friday, December 1, 2006

Chris Savery reviews the winter feeding problems for dairy cows this year.

Understanding Silage Analyses

Friday, December 1, 2006

Very Useful guide to what the silage analysis results mean.

Don't wate precious stocks and how much have you got?

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Useful tips on looking after this years silage stocks and how to measure the amount available.

Buffer feeding this Autumn

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

After this erratic summer weather, good advice from Chris on feeding cows this autumn.

Protein Supplements

Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Chris Savery gives members some timely advice for feeding protein supplements.

Protein Supplements

Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Chris Savery gives members some timely advice for feeding protein supplements.

A review of maize and wholecrop stocks

Tuesday, May 9, 2006

Chris Savery gives advice on what do do with last winters left over feed.

Spring calvers - Place for maize & wholecrop?

Sunday, January 1, 2006

Chris Savery asks "Is there a place for maize and wholecrop in spring calving herds"?

Should certain health problems be associated with maize & wholecrop?

Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Chris looks at diets and health problems such as displaced abomasums.

Feeding dairy youngstock and beef

Friday, October 21, 2005

Benefits of feeding maize silage to youngstock.

MGA Minerals

Monday, September 5, 2005

MGA mineral specifications for Dairy cow, dry cow and youngstock requirements when feeding a high maize diet.

Beef Trial - Technical bulletin No. 1 Introduction.

Monday, August 1, 2005

Beef trial conducted at CEDAR studying maize diets for beef.

Using maize & wholecrop in dairy diets

Monday, August 1, 2005

Forage planning and getting the balance right.

Buffer feeding on Autumn grass

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Useful tips for Summer feeding with buffer forages.

Cross compliance issues

Saturday, February 12, 2005

Maize & wholecrop cross compliance

Maize & wholecrop feeding at turnout

Tuesday, February 1, 2005

Chris Savery advises on feeding cows at turnout.

Maize feeding well under way?

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Technical note by Chris Savery.

Chop length of forages - What are you trying to achieve?

Sunday, August 1, 2004

Chris Savery talks about chop length of forages.

Sourcing Protein

Tuesday, June 1, 2004

Chris Savery details protein options for the coming winter

Protein Supplementation in maize based diets

Friday, August 1, 2003

Which protein option is best for you?

Summer Maize Feeding

Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Chris Savery's tips on feed out in the summer

Grass Silage?

Thursday, May 1, 2003

Is grass an option?

MGA Minerals - Straights Information

Tuesday, October 15, 2002

Update on the range of Minerals available from MGA

RUMINANT - MGA Minerals - Current Information

Monday, March 4, 2002

MGA have been selling minerals for 2 years - read on to find out more.