Making the final call on maiden heifers for breeding
Kieran Mailey
Replacement heifers should have a minimum target liveweight to meet before the breeding season starts. This improves conception rates and reduces issues at calving time.
22 February 2022 Management
Performance check on replacement heifers
Herd owners should be checking the weight gain in replacement heifers over the winter, ensuring animals are on track to hit target breeding weight.
12 February 2022 Management
Making the call on which stores to kill out of the shed
When deciding on the merits of finishing stores out of the shed, following the following steps will help you make informed decisions.
Thrive: how much silage does it take to winter a dairy-beef animal?
The 145 yearlings on the demo farm are currently going through three and a half bales of silage each day.
26 January 2022 Grass & feeding