September 22, 2014

Training course dates added

New training course dates have been planned including Foot Trimming, DIY AI and Mastitis. For more information and dates, click here to view our courses page. In addition, we have new courses planned at Bishopton, Ripon such as Calving, Breeding … Continue reading

August 27, 2014

Facebook and Twitter

RAFT has joined Facebook and Twitter! To keep up to date with our training courses at both Bishopton and Synergy make sure you like and follow us on the following links            

May 2, 2014

Beef Expo

We’re exhibiting our national advanced breeding services at Beef Expo in Hexham this year on 22nd May. We’ll be profiling out embryo collection, oviduct patency testing and embryo transfers, bull fertility and soundness exams, semen collection and its analysis through … Continue reading

April 28, 2014

30th April: RABDF Youngstock Walk and Open Day

Come along to the RABDF Youngstock Walk and open days at Wildon Grange, York. Held throughout the country, these open days give visitors the opportunity to view the farm as well as speak to suppliers, which much like the Livestock Event provides … Continue reading

March 31, 2014

Another TSB tender

We’ve just heard about our forth successful TSB tender in 12 months – this time to support developments in the pig industry. Thank you to the team at Innovate in helping us achieve this bid; we’re looking forward to getting … Continue reading

March 22, 2013

P4 Rapid

Milk progesterone testing kits that work! Good heat detection is one of the fundamentals for good herd fertility. Yet in many high yielding herds, spotting the signs of oestrus can be a challenge. Modern genetics and the pressures of high … Continue reading

February 20, 2012

PHIP Update – November 2011

PHIP – Pig Health Improvement Project, Relevant to farmers,vets and the allied industry The PHIP became a national scheme in July following regional projects that have been operating in Yorkshire, Humberside, East Anglia and the East Midlands – giving all … Continue reading