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    finishing cattle using rolled barley + ab lib straw...

    i was aiming to have the steers finished within 3 months a bull park figure . @dave7840 @Northeastfarmer
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    finishing cattle using rolled barley + ab lib straw...

    will the bulls be ok on 10kg head/day with ab lib hay + ab lib strawr?? @Beef farmer
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    finishing cattle using rolled barley + ab lib straw...

    they are also getting ab lib hay, i have edited my OP!
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    Conditioning cows before calving..

    always the way testing for TB!! just out of interest how are you finishing your british whites?
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    Conditioning cows before calving..

    so you would suggest i put them on some hay/ haylage Gulli?
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    Conditioning cows before calving..

    that quote seems about right northeastfarmer!
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    finishing cattle using rolled barley + ab lib straw...

    was looking for rough feeding figures to work too?? if possible
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    finishing cattle using rolled barley + ab lib straw...

    unfortunately I'm not yet at the stage where I'm recording DWGs, I'm an arable man recently diversified into cattle!
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    Conditioning cows before calving..

    that seems to be my problem northeastfarmer!
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    finishing cattle using rolled barley + ab lib straw...

    i have two batches of cattle being fattened on ab lib straw + ab lib hay + rolled barley... + mineral buckets and salt licks 9/10 month old hereford bulls ... to be finished as beef 16 months and under... and circa 24 months old hereford steers.... to be taken up to 30 months... all are...
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    Conditioning cows before calving..

    generally weaning at 6/7 months, bulls are kept entire. the cattle seem content and defiantly are not blaring in hunger.
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    Conditioning cows before calving..

    the cows are herefords and have spent all year on grass alone, i literally struggle to keep the condition down prior to calving.. how would others try and reduce CS prior to calving other than what i have done? do you guys thinking i should be putting them on hay or haylage + straw from 4 weeks...
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    Conditioning cows before calving..

    my cows have been housed since October, due to calve the 1st week of February... i have been feeding them a diet of barley straw to bring their condition down, with mineral licks and salt available. will it be an issue feeding them good clean wheat straw as i have run out of barley straw, i...
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    T1's !!

    I have used it for the past 2 years at t1 and crops have always looked good from it
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    T1's !!

    Anyone using Vertisan at t1 this year?? What's rates are you using with what triazole?

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