Farmer Simon Bainbridge with his beef cattle and bullSimon Bainbridge © Jim Varney
We scanned the heifers and cows and are really pleased with the results – with 160 out of 183 in calf.  Heifers were bulled for six weeks and 40 out of 45 (88%) are in calf.  Cows were bulled for only seven weeks and 120 out of 138 (87%) are in calf.   See also: Read more from our Livestock Farmer Focus writers With grass dry matter quality and quantity decreasing and the ground conditions turning wet we housed heifers straight after […]