Few things I would watch. Summer mastitis is one. AI'ing cows inside is never as successful as when at grass. If you miss a few then they will run on into the winter months which then will bring scour etc.
As has been advised - give them all 2cc of Draxin under the skin - this is treating them for 80kg and covering them for 2 weeks.
Any that are visibly poor at present give them Metacam into muscle (3 - 4cc be plenty) and some Nuflor or Fenflor or equivalent into muscle.
Pointed bit of fun for discussion today. Don't want to delve too deep into 'don't worry about what anyone else is it' Etc. Etc. But;
Who else watches what the neighbours be at and evaluates themselves against them accordingly?
For example, there are various bits of ground that have the...
Fair point. Iv had to pull this years calf off today as he just wont suck the cow properly - he is nearly a month old and actually getting worse at sucking the bottle. If i dont act up now next thing is he will die - so, pulling him of and getting him to drink from the bucket morning and night...
Hi all - sorry for the late reposnse.
1stly - the cow from the origional thread calved again this year on April 1st with the biggest calf iv'e ever seen - she went down again and i thought here we go... Luckily she got up again 6 hours later after pain relief, antibiotics & some steroid & now...
Lottery. White BB bull (red gene carrier like BB2247) on a red lim cow is one way. There are many different ways - although a BB bull or BB breeding in your cow is almost always needed.
As I said - its a lottery.
I am currently trying to borrow money for land. Dealing with ulsterbank in NI - they are quoting me 4.1% with a max lending period of 20 years.
Is there anyone in NI who offer better rates? I read in another thread about Lloyds offering 2.2% and AMC 3%
Sorry if there is another thread on this new development - couldnt find it.
Got a text from my bank saying that the Government made a decision on Monday to allow a top up to existing bounce back loans - anyone any details?
My bank said details will be posted soon