I recently attended the National Youngstock Conference at Harper Adams (lovely to see some of you there). On the day, there were some conflicting views presented on the best way to feed calves – a higher milk diet with a gradual increase onto concentrate or a higher concentrate and forage […]
I’d like to say ‘oh, what a difference a year makes’ but with another drought potentially on the horizon, perhaps less has changed since 2022 than I’d hoped. One thing is for sure, the majority of the suckler cows are finally meeting their Body Condition Score (BCS) targets! After a […]
Weaning will be on the horizon for many flocks now. There are several factors that can affect the success of weaning lambs; so it’s obviously a crucial period for lamb and ewe health. The ultimate aim is to wean without affecting growth rates – simple?