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Cow management

Good cow management is critical to the success of any beef or dairy farm. The health and welfare of a cow and the knock on effects on production and profitability, is all determined by the level of management and attention to detail.

This course looks at different aspects of cow management, such as building design.

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Heifer management


by Claire Wathes (Royal Veterinary College)  Course Cow management

Calving heifers at 23 to 25 months is key to their subsequent performance  – these animals will be  more likely to have better fertility, survive to a third calving and have higher milk production over their first five years of life according to findings at…

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