5 Facts About the Litter Beetle That All Farmers Should Know…

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This… is the Litter beetle, and it could be causing major disruption and damage to your poultry house.  We’ve put together five facts about the Litter beetle that could help you and your chickens!

 

  1. Litter beetles are very common in poultry houses, and are known for eating feed, but they could be doing much worse than that. In your poultry house you could have up to 1,000 ...
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New Campsite Facilities

Longthorns Farm in Dorset can now boast some seriously green credentials after revamping its facilities.

The picturesque campsite in Wareham, set on a working cattle and alpaca farm, has updated its toilet and shower block using a range of recycled materials, including Sealwise WCB.

Owners Mark and Sally said they aim to provide quality camping, whilst respecting nature, farming sustainably, recycling and reusing where ever possible.

With this in mind, they opted for a building ...

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Caravan Legislation

The leisure industry is bracing itself for new legislation due in 2016 which is expected to introduce new minimum standards in fire-rating for materials used in caravan construction.

It’s believed the new regs will apply to towing caravans and statics, and will probably involve setting an industry basic level of B1 fire rating for material used in building the mobile homes.

This will obviously have strong repercussions across the industry, and require manufacturers to totally rethink what they do, and the materials ...

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Innovation

Innovative cabin opens lid on a world of different applications

It may be holiday season, but our customers and clients never take a break from finding new and innovative uses for Sealwise WCB – the latest to come to fruition is not just fantastically exciting, but you could take a holiday in!.

ECO POD (IPR/Design Right Protected) is a cabin fabricated from Sealwise WCB designed to be supplied flat-pack, making it sustainable, light, durable and easy ...

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Red Mite infestation

Sealwise to help prevent red mite infestation.

Poultry red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae) is a major problem in both domestic and commercial poultry farming and for years, research has been ongoing to find an answer on how to control them.

These tiny greyish-white parasites hide in cracks and crevices during the daytime and emerge at nighttime to feed on the hen’s blood, when they swell up and change colour to red. They are very difficult to see but their ...

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