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Beef
Thrive: avoiding under-performance pitfalls with autumn grazing
Declan Marren
Declan Marren looks at some steps to take to maintain liveweight gain in the run-up to housing, as the last rotation begins on many dairy-beef farms.
13 September 2022 Management
Increased tetany risks with autumn grazing
Herd owners should be taking steps to reduce the risk of grass tetany in suckler cows during autumn.
7 September 2022 Management
Sheep Management: slaughter performance, grazing plans and cobalt deficiency.
Management practices on all farms should take stock of lamb drafting progress and trying to get autumn grazing plans back on track.
Sheep Management: autumn grazing plans, lime and optimum lambing dates
With the year quickly pushing on management practices need to ensure that autumn grazing plans remain on track.
31 August 2022 Management
Five tips for building grass covers
As autumn draws closer, grass growth will fall below grazing demand. Building a bank of grass over the coming weeks will help extend grazing into late autumn.
20 August 2022 Management
Ten tips to building covers for autumn grazing
Livestock farmers should be planning ahead to build grass covers for autumn grazing.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Grass+ Beef: thoughts turn to building grass covers for autumn
As we enter August, it is time for farmers to start building grass covers on farm for autumn grazing.
3 August 2022 Grass & feeding