East Coast Viners have been part of the agricultural community in Scotland for over 50 years.
A family run Feed Milling business operating from Stonehaven in the heart of the Mearns, ECV produce a comprehensive range of compound and blended feeds formulated for optimum performance.
by Calum Littlejohn, ECV Beef & Sheep Nutritionist With harvest well through and nights starting to draw in, many farmers will be starting to think about their plans for winter feeding. A handy tool that is often overlooked is getting silage analysed. This is a service that is offered by East Coast Viners. Silage can […]
Current Offer 10% off on Full Tonne Orders - until the end of October 2020 With a promising flush of grass for September, the risk of grass staggers caused by a magnesium deficiency is high. The lush grass can often be low in this essential major mineral. Low fibre grasses pass through the rumen very […]
Selecting the correct mineral supplement is important for maintaining healthy animals, and optimal growth and reproduction. The ECV Range of bagged minerals and mineral buckets contain ingredients based on quality and bioavailability to produce palatable products at a competitive price. Contact your ECV nutritionist to discuss your mineral requirements.
Push for higher performance with Alkalized diets. They allow farms to drive more starchy cereal into the diet safely. Daily live weight gains up to 2kg/ head/ day on beef finishing units.
Making best use of home-produced cereals allows for the most cost-effective feeding of stock on your farm. ECV has a full range of protein blends and compounds to balance cereals and forage. Speak to a member of the sales team for more information.
Quality nutrition is vital for getting lambs off to the best start, helping to optimise productivity at grass, boost live weight gains and improve finishing ratios. Speak to your nutritionist today to see how we can help you achieve this.
By creep feeding calves you are feeding them when their feed conversion rate is at its optimum. By creep feeding you can expect many benefits including: Increased weaning weights, less of a weaning check due to the rumen being adapted to a different diet and a reduction in pneumonia at housing. Speak to your ECV contact today for more information.
Regular silage analysis is the most cost effective way to formulate a productive and economic ration to get the best results from your cattle. Ask your nutritionist for this free service to utilise a bespoke feeding system for your farm.