Top 10 tips for a successful autumn breeding period
With breeding about to get underway for autumn-calving herds, Kieran Mailey outlines some tips for a successful breeding season.
Newford weanlings gain 1.21kg from birth to weaning
While 2018 presented many challenges including a difficult spring and midsummer drought, the favourable weather and strong grass growth rates have finished the year in a positive manner.
Beef management: condition scoring and autumn breeding
This week's management notes include condition scoring dry cows and preparing for autumn breeding.
Weaning coming to an end in Newford Farm
The last batch of cows and calves were housed on Thursday, with calves allowed to suckle once on Saturday before moving out of sight of cows.