Newborn calf and cow© John Eveson FLPA/Rex/Scrivener
There are some key fertility figures that can demonstrate just how resilient, healthy and productive your herd is. Ben Watts, a partner at Kite Consulting, runs through which main fertility indicators to monitor and which targets to strive for to really make a difference to your herd’s profitability. Age at first calving, submission and conception rates and heat detection accuracy are all critical to economic success and flexibility when it comes to breeding and culling. 1. Age at first calving Heifers […]