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Safmannen Testimonial from Chris Pickering

"Calves on Safmannen were also brighter in themselves," said Chris. "We noticed a reduction in respiratory issues and saw practically no scouring. Calves were up and bright and keen to feed. What's more our antibiotic usage has reduced by 70%. Read the full article below.
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We at Roche's Feeds wish to advise customers that every effort has been made to make the information on this website accurate. However rations may have to be changed at the discretion of the Nutritionist as a result of market forces.  Should this arise we will substitute the product with an alternative ingredient of a similar structure. A product may also be changed to improve the benefits of the mix in the best interests of the farmer.