©Jim Varney
We scanned the heifers (aged 17 months) at the beginning of October. Out of a total of 42, 35 are in-calf after six weeks with the bull. We only want to keep the most fertile, so those not in-calf will be finished. They’ve averaged 525kg and done 0.95kg/hd/day since birth on milk, grass, clover and forage. Cows are being scanned this week after nine weeks with the bull. See also: Shed build on hold as milk price drops further The under-sown […]