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Beef
Beef Management: grazing stemmy covers, fly control and scanning
Martin Merrick
Martin Merrick details how best to utilise heavy covers, controlling flies to prevent summer mastitis and why an early scanning of cows may be beneficial to farmers.
5 June 2024 Management
Beef management notes: controlling docks, under-16-month bulls and culling
In this weeks beef management notes, Adam Woods takes a look at controlling docks, finishing under-16-month bulls and culling hard in the suckler herd.
Milk production on the wind-down in NZ
Zac Elkin from Craigantlet in Co Down is currently managing a dairy farm in Canterbury, New Zealand.
Scanning autumn calving cows before turnout
If autumn-calving cows have yet to be scanned, it is a job worth carrying out before turnout.
26 March 2024 Management
Scanning time for autumn-calving herds
Suckler farmers running autumn-calving herds should be giving thought to pregnancy scanning.
30 January 2024 Management