Ross Symons in a field with dairy cows© Jim Wileman
Preparations for calving have gone well so far. A good number of animals have been dried off, which has been useful during the dry weather due to restricted grass growth. Cows have now started grazing stubble turnips, which will extended the rotation. With our round-bale silage costing twice as much as grazed grass, it is an expensive hobby to cut one month only to feed it back the next. With calving imminent, we have just ordered some more calf hutches […]