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Eimear Diamond

Youngstock Procurement Manager

Eimear joined the Wynnstay team in 2017 as a Calf Specialist, covering the South West of England she developed the presence of calf milk and youngstock feeds and supporting the regional sales team.  In October 2018 Eimear was promoted to the position of Calf & Youngstock Manager with overall responsibility to manage The Calf & Youngstock Team, whilst also being the Product Manager for Calf and Lamb Milk Replacers.

Eimear has a BSc in Animal Behaviour and Welfare from Bristol University and after graduating she joined Foyle Foods, a meat processing company where she developed a keen eye for good carcass quality. Raised on a beef farm in Northern Ireland, Eimear has a firm understanding for the importance of getting the first few months of a calf’s life correct, resulting in a more productive cow and better quality carcass.

How Digestible Is Your Milk Replacer?

How Digestible Is Your Milk Replacer

The intestine of a calf is still developing throughout the first few weeks of life, and production of digestive enzymes are increasing with age. The calf doesn’t obtain all the nutrients available in liquid feeds for a period after birth.

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Balancing Amino Acids in Calf Milk Replacer

Balancing Amino Acids in Calf Milk Replacer

There is no such thing as a silver bullet balancing for Amino Acids in calf milk replacer.

Amino acids are certainly the buzz word in ruminant nutrition, and rightly so. Nevertheless, will AA supplementation change the world of calf milk replacers too?

There are two overarching themes in research and ongoing farm trials:

  1. We are scratching the surface.
  2. A silver bullet does not exist.

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The Benefits of ECM vs CMR

The Benefits of ECM vs CMR

Avoid the risks of exceeding nutrient tolerance. The graph shows at what level calves reach their nutrient tolerance for lactose. The red line represents a typical high plane of nutrition using a typical calf milk replacer where, especially early in life, there is a risk of exceeding lactose tolerance, leading to nutritional diarrhoea.

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How to Manage Calves from Difficult Births

How to Manage Calves from Difficult Births

A difficult birth can have a negative impact on health, performance, and survivability of youngstock. We must aim to not only reduce levels and severity of dystocia but also put protocols in place to manage calves from difficult births.

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Weaning Lambs - Roughage for young lambs

Weaning Lambs - Roughage for young lambs

The preparation of lambs for weaning is a vital process to reduce the risk of a growth check during the transition from milk and to ensure lambs continue to thrive. It is therefore important to ensure lambs have access to clean and fresh water; high quality concentrates and a sufficient source of roughage alongside their milk supply. The type of roughage supplied can influence many factors, such as rumen development.

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The Importance of Colostrum

The Importance of Colostrum

Colostrum is often described as "liquid gold" and as the fuel for life. One secret to rearing healthy lambs, and for future production, is to make sure each lamb receives enough colostrum.

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