Michael Shannon with and EID reader© Jeff Holmes
Winter is here… My winter budget starts on 15 October and ends on 15 April and I plan everything around this. Lambing starts on 20 April, when, hopefully, there is grass, and cattle enter winter crops on 15 October when grass growth has usually slowed right down. I grow enough winter crops to sustain the cattle for six months. Last year, because ground conditions were so good, I kept all cattle out on grass until mid-November. This turned out to […]