Four steps for early turnout to grass
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan has some advice for dairy and beef farmers to try and get cattle out to grass in early spring.
20 February 2024 Management
Easing weanlings and stores off meal before turnout
Cutting meal levels before turning cattle out to grass can help animals transition on to a spring grazing diet.
14 February 2024 Management
Dairy management: grazing, calves and milk markets
Aidan Brennan encourages farmers to get cows out to grass whenever possible as a means to improve performance and lower costs.
Dairy management: important to get grazing
Aidan Brennan says the next few days should present farmers on free draining soils to get cows out to grass.
12 February 2024 Management
Dairy Management: what to do with high clover fields?
As grazing has been permanently or temporarily stalled on many farms, people are wondering what to do with high clover paddocks.
6 November 2023 Management
Grazing efforts remain challenging
With a wet end to October, grazing has ended for some, while others struggle on trying to work through cover, write Martin Merrick and Declan Collins.
25 October 2023 Grass & feeding
The Grass Week: prioritising supply for spring period is the objective
Wet weather conditions have caused an abrupt end to grazing for many, with the focus now on trying to set the farm up for spring 2024.
21 October 2023 Grass & feeding