July 26 In the Press

Northern Ireland animal feed companies to talk high performance standards at show

By Eleanor McGillie

ANIMAL feed companies, Hyde Farm Feeds and Stonebridge, are inviting customers to discuss their feed requirements for the autumn/ winter seasons at this year’s Antrim Show.

The show, which takes place on July 27 and is now in its 107th year, continues to grow in popularity every year with trade stands up this year by 20 per cent, cattle entries are up 10 per cent and sheep entries have remained high with horse entries being accepted on the day.

Members of the team from Hyde Farm Feeds and Stonebridge will be based in the marquee which they share with Crumlin NFU.

Andrew Hyde said the show is a perfect opportunity to meet with customers present and future.

He said: “The Antrim Show is a good show for us because we get the opportunity to talk directly with our customers who we greatly value so their feedback is vital.

“It’s an opportunity for our customers to sit down, have a cup of tea or coffee and tell us what they need from us so feeds meet the expected performance standards for their animals. We have had a great number of successes this year and we continue to encourage people to tell us about their success stories with their horse, cattle and sheep, which we share on our website and Facebook page.

“We would like to congratulate everyone  with their successes.”

John Herron, show secretary, said there’s great excitement surrounding this year’s show.

He said: “We look forward to welcoming Hyde Farm Feeds and Stonebridge to Shane’s Castle Estate for our 107th show. The number of entries is continually increasing and we can still take horse entries on the day so people are very welcome just to show up and enter.”

People visiting the stand are invited to enter a free draw to win a delicious food hamper.

Anyone with any queries in advance of the show, can contact Hyde Farm Feeds and Stonebridge on 028 9442 3052 or visit www.hydefeeds.co.uk or www.stonebridgefeeds.co.uk

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Notes To Editor:

  • A Hyde Farm Feeds is a Co Antrim based feed company. The company is USKTA approved and Farm Quality Assured. It is company policy to only select premium raw materials from approved sources with strict trace ability, with the Vitamins and Minerals being specially manufactured to its own specifications. All the cereals ie Barley, Wheat and Oats are quality assured and sourced only from Northern Ireland Farmers. Hyde Farm Feeds are carefully formulated, using only the highest quality raw materials and designed to meet the requirements of today’s high performance ruminant animals.The most up to date nutritional information from around the world, researched by multi international companies such as Trouw Nutrition is utilized to ensure the most precise balance for your stock.Hyde Farm Feeds has direct access to the Nutreco Ruminant Research Centre in the Netherlands, where researchers are looking into the most recent developments in ruminant nutrition. We are manufactures of Calf, Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Goat and Horse feeds.
  • Stonebridge is based at Aldergrove, Co Antrim and is a well established family run business specialising in top quality horse feeds and feed supplements. Stonebridge has developed its own range of superior equine feeds, largely home-grown on its own farms, and home-milled in their dedicated manufacturing plant under the strictest standards of hygiene.
    All feeds are in the form of a palatable muesli mix, containing optimum quantities of organic trace elements, minerals, vitamins, oil. fibre, protein and carbohydrate.  With the addition of important digestive enzyme stimulators and specialist ingredients that help to neutralise the mycotoxins present in forage and the horse’s environment, support the digestive process and strengthen the horse’s immune system. The introduction of four Premium Feed Supplements by STONEBRIDGE is the result of years of research carried out by Dr Ken Hill, Consultant Nutritionist to STONEBRIDGE and formerly the Director of Equine Research at the University of Limerick.  Each supplement addresses a specific problem associated with equine health and performance.
  • For further information contact Eleanor McGillie of MGMPR Ltd (McGillie Media & PR Ltd) on 028 3756 9569 | 07709805379 | www.mgmpr.co.uk | Agriculture PR |  Public Relations Northern Ireland | Public Relations UK | Brand Journalism Northern Ireland | Brand Journalism UK | Brand Journalism Experts
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