Farmers Journal Scotland

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Farm Profit Programme: calving the cow part three – calf revival and colostrum
In the final part of the series, we look at getting the calf going after calving, calf revival, the correct time to intervene, jacking the calf and dealing with mal-presentations.
Reducing winter feed costs with silage
This week, Robert Gilchrist looks at some of the processes of making high-quality silage to reduce winter feed cost.
Farm Profit Programme: concentrating on the average, not the top 20%
Lambing season is in full swing on most of the focus farms – albeit slightly later than previous years. Declan Marren writes.
Farm Profit Programme: calving the cow part 2 – time to intervene?
In part two of the series, programme advisors Declan Marren and Robert Gilchrist speak to vet Andrew Smith about the correct time to intervene, jacking the calf and dealing with mal-presentations.