Managing cow nutrition to maximise conception rates
Declan Marren
Getting cow nutrition right throughout the breeding season is critically important in order for autumn herds to be viable. Declan Marren reports.
27 August 2022 Breeding & health
Putting a mineral supplementation programme in place under SWS
Mineral supplementation covering a period of 60 days must be introduced post-mating, with this date categorised as the day on which ewes are joined with rams.
29 June 2022 Management
Sheep Management: cobalt supplementation, selecting replacements and event dates
Research has shown little benefit from supplementing ewes with cobalt but there is marked performance benefits to be attained from supplementing lambs.