As the nights start drawing out, we turn our attention to turnout and Spring. This months news looks at getting the most from grazing, breeding for profitable beef and planning for a successful lambing season.
Planet Dairy will help get most from grazing
Despite the wet start to 2021, thoughts will soon move to turning cows out and planning to maximise milk from grazing read more.
Breeding for profitable beef
Alongside nutrition and health, genetics plays a key role in ensuring cattle convert grass and cereals into liveweight gain. Genetics is not just about bull selection, selecting maternal traits is just as important. We have two main sources of female genetics in beef production- the beef suckler cow and the dairy cow read more.
Plan now for successful lambing
With lambing already underway in some areas, there are several things to consider and plan to ensure lambing can go as smoothly as possible and maximise the number of healthy lambs ready to rear read more.