Holstein cow lying on sand bedding© Tim Scrivener
Plans for winter should ensure every aspect of cow management is geared towards optimising performance. With this in mind, Farmers Weekly spoke to advisers and vets to find out what key areas farmers should consider in preparation for winter. 1. Address cubicle comfort and feed access Look at cubicle design and feed access and identify where improvements can be made prior to housing, says Kite consultant Sam Evans. “Lack of feed barrier space increases the risk of lameness as cows […]