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    Jdunn55 replied to the thread All things Dairy.
    You have to remember not all are lucky enough to have a contract that will allow them to be a block calver! For instance saputo require...
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    Jdunn55 reacted to lazy farmer's post in the thread All things Dairy with Haha Haha.
    Fair point. I do forget how hard the majority like to work.
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    Jdunn55 replied to the thread All things Dairy.
    I think a third is probably on the extreme side if I'm honest, only 1 3/4 out of my heifers this year and only 2 difficult calvings and...
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    Jdunn55 replied to the thread Twins.
    Definitely no extra cake, more cake in the last trimester means bigger calves as all spare energy gets directed to calf growth...
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    Jdunn55 reacted to Spudley's post in the thread Ayrshire cattle with Like Like.
    Nice type of heifer! She looks like she will last a whe. Although I'm not entirely sure about the horns, I'd be about 6 feet back...
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    Jdunn55 reacted to upnortheast's post in the thread Ayrshire cattle with Like Like.
    Last show of the season yesterday, The evening South West Scotland Dairy Show. Lads took a couple of cows. This is West Mossgeil...
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    Jdunn55 reacted to Spudley's post in the thread All things Dairy with Like Like.
    Tough nut calves don't seem to mind the wind and rain! They've been out since they were 2 weeks old though and don't know anything else.
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    Jdunn55 reacted to lazy farmer's post in the thread All things Dairy with Like Like.
    Unless you reduce labour within the business I really don’t see the benefit of a flying herd( if there on off land) and the problem with...
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    Jdunn55 reacted to Beef farmer's post in the thread All things Dairy with Like Like.
    8 left. Last 16 will have all calved in Doors
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    From memory for 1kg you feed at 0-3 months the calf will put on 0.5kg but once over 12 months they will only put on 0.1kg
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    Jdunn55 reacted to In the pit's post in the thread Getting bulling heifers to weight with Like Like.
    Biggest gains can be made from birth to weaning when you should be able to double birth weight plus 10/15 kgs by 50 days calved
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    Jdunn55 reacted to Spudley's post in the thread All things Dairy with Like Like.
    It's miserable here today, the cows didn't go out at all. I've only got 3 or 4 days of grazing left, so might just hit the goal of...
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    Jdunn55 replied to the thread All things Dairy.
    True, but you can also breed the ones you would never sell 😉
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    Jdunn55 reacted to Tim G's post in the thread All things Dairy with Like Like.
    True. When I first left school and worked on a farm, one of the guys I worked with said 'Just because they drive it, don't mean they...
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    Jdunn55 reacted to lazy farmer's post in the thread All things Dairy with Like Like.
    Really excited tho see what this lot do. Our most uniform group ever and first group to include selected sexed heifers. In theory some...
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