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Pheasant breeder trial

by Shona Crawford-Smith

This season, Sportsman carried out a pheasant breeder trial in partnership with SRUC (Elmwood College) to determine the effect that a selected additive has on bird performance. With product develop...

The importance of cereal quality

23rd Nov 2017 by John Round

Cereals are important components of game feeds, contributing significant quantities of both energy and protein to the diet. Accordingly, it is crucial that at each harvest, the nutritional quality of ...

Micro-nutrients in diets: trace elements

7th Nov 2017 by John Round

The design of game feeds which support the highest level of performance in both breeding and growing birds is a key part of the Sportsman philosophy. Crucial to achieving this objective is the inclusi...

UK is finally declared bird flu free

18th Oct 2017 by Alan Beynon BVM&S MRCVS

It was a welcome piece of news that the country was declared free from bird flu again last week and that this allows continuation of free trade of poultry from the UK. The concern still remains how...

Nutrition in the prebreeder period

9th Oct 2017 by John Round

Achieving high levels of performance in pheasant and partridge breeders depends upon producing high numbers of eggs, with good shell quality, that hatch well. The foundation for a successful laying...

Sportsman launches new best practice videos

11th Aug 2017 by Sportsman Game Feeds

At Sportsman Game Feeds, we don't just aim to provide high quality and high performing feed, but also exceptional service and advice to our customers. That's why we've produced handy videos on how you...

But I am only an amateur Keeper!

2nd Aug 2017 by Tim Weston

As part of my job with the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation, I organise events and attend shows to help spread the word about the benefits of Gamekeeping and the good work the organisation does. I m...