PREMIER RUMINANT TEAM

Practical, progressive and independent advice

We are leaders in researching, designing and investing in practical, innovative solutions tailored to meet the needs of farmers and feed manufacturers, whether that is bespoke premix supply or on-farm supplements.

We are passionate about maximising production from healthy animals that can move seamlessly from conception to calving and then milk or meat production.

TECHNICAL SERVICES

We offer more than just premix and supplements. Our experienced ruminant team can help customers with:

  • Bespoke feed formulations & nutrition support
  • Access to our unique raw materials matrix database
  • Real-time forage analysis using portable NIR technology
  • Premier Signals – a cow-centric approach to evaluate a combination of cow, farm and feed signals
  • Our extensively developed ration formulation system

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MEET OUR RUMINANT TEAM

Dr Donald Lawson

Ruminant Nutritionist

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Dr Donald Lawson

Ruminant Nutritionist

Having graduated from the University of Aberdeen and gained a PhD from the University of Glasgow, Donald now has more than 25 years’ experience in ruminant nutrition within the compound feed and premix industries. He is a BSAS Certified Animal Technologist and a Cow Signals Master Trainer.

Donald’s interest in the application of latest research in feeding high yielding dairy cows enables him to transfer scientific study into practical on-farm nutrition and management advice for customers. Donald is responsible for the supplement business in Scotland and the North of England.

E: donald.lawson@premiernutrition.co.uk
M:​+44 (0)7779 114 078

Ashley Morris

Commercial Nutritionist

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Ashley Morris

Commercial Nutritionist

Ashley joined Premier Nutrition in 2017 as a TMS assessor, she went on to manage the service as specialist in transition in 2020 and has since diversified further as Commercial Ruminant Nutritionist. Ashley gained a BSc (Hons) Animal Science from Writtle University College in 2015 and is registered with FAR, ROSA (Associate) and Cow Signals (Advisor).  

Ashley has a strong reputation of leading the way with dairy cow transition with practical and technical on-farm and nutrition management advice for our customers. In her spare time, she runs a flock of Pedigree Blue Texel’s and a small commercial flock and is keen to transfer her skills further for our ovine customers.

E: Ashley.morris@premiernutrition.co.uk
M:+44 (0)7808 888 533

Jesmé Throup

TMS Assessor

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Jesmé Throup

TMS Assessor

Jesmé graduated from Newcastle University in 2018 with a Bsc Hons in Agriculture with Animal Production Science. She joined Premier Nutrition in late 2019 as a TMS assessor for Cumbria and Scotland, visiting farms monthly with the aim to improve cow health and production by monitoring key transition issues.

Alongside her job as a TMS assessor, Jesmé also works on her home dairy farm in North Yorkshire. Jesmé assesses farms in Scotland and the Borders.

E: jesme.throup@premiernutrition.co.uk
M: +44 (0)7???
 

TAILORED NUTRITION, ENGINEERED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Talk to us about your requirements and how our independently recommended premix solutions can add value to your ruminant nutrition.

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