Very true but thats based on 100 cows (we have a potential grazing platform of 200acres, so not going to stay 100 cows for to long) we are also very lucky in that we can set up with no borrowings, as have a parlour, cubicles, slurry storage etc and have already sourced our dairy cows so we're...
100 mainly sim x sucklers but getting some aa x and hereford x's coming through now, put to mainly ch ai bulls with a bit of lim. late feb to the beginning of may calving (most march calving) out at grass ASAP, rotational grazed through the summer with creep introduced when the quality is going...
From off the top of my head, we've got:
Some Fert + and a few odds and sods
Someone once told me that there is more variation within a breed then between breeds, (Use the wrong bull in any breed and your going to have c sections) we use many Charolais but have a few blue calves a year. The charolais works well for us as we sell all our calves liveweight as stores at...
Yeah I agree I did 2 breeding seasons after uni (2010+2011) for genus in oz,(also went to Poland and Germany) really enjoyed it saw and learn't a lot and made a lot of good friends, would very much recommend getting out and seeing farming in other country's
we ai everything (on natural heats, with the aid of kamars and tail paint) and have had really good results with 75% in calf to first serve, have used abit of Dinton Nautical for the last two years (as i like him for a replacement bull) and have had a couple of big calves, did use him on two...