Farmer Matthew Brownlee with some older calves© Steffan Hill
Calving is now in full flow on our farm. Our first heifer calved on 20 February, and we have just over 80 cows calved at this stage. We have had a bit of trouble this year with calving difficulties and large calves, which has resulted in a few sections, particular on heifers. Upon investigation, our stabiliser bull appears to be at the harder end of the breed for calving figures. So despite breeding good calves he is going to have […]