Cows eating grass
It is essential for the profitability of a spring-calving dairy herd to ensure a tight block with as many cows as possible calving in the first three weeks, as every day later reduces milk production during that lactation. Achieving this is a result of good planning and early interventions to ensure cows are cycling and ready to conceive come the planned start of mating. Phil Elkins, vet at Westpoint Vets gives us his advice. There are three major areas to consider […]