Working towards a sustainable environment

Bloodstock Management Services

OCAE provides an independent specialist consultancy service to the bloodstock sector with particular emphasis on correcting mineral deficiencies and imbalances in the soil and grass. OCAE has developed a farm scan procedure using detailed soil, herbage, diet and animal tissue analyses for diagnosing and correcting inherent or induced mineral imbalances. The farm scan procedure is tailored for each individual client.

OCAE has carried out specific research on R.equi and it’s distribution in soils of thoroughbred breeding areas.

OCAE provides specialist grassland management advice on;

  • Appropriate fertiliser applications
  • Establishment techniques
  • Grass seed selection
  • Weed control
  • Grazing stock management
  • Equipment for specialised grassland management techniques

OCAE consultants service many top level bloodstock clients in Ireland & the UK.