What’s the best calf milk replacer out there?
Calves fed warm twice a day on teat feeders..don’t want the cheapest I want the best!
I’m feeding Britmilk super xl at the minute as this is what I was recommended but not sure it’s what I want.calves seem to be growing but don’t have a shine on...
Good evening all, Im currently looking at buying a 100 acre dairy farm, big statement I know, I worked on farms in my youth years and have a reasonable understanding but are all ears.
I’m currently working as a contractor in construction and are totally fed up and need to change, I totally...
I,ve heard down the grapevine that the EA are banning autumn slurry and solid muck applications as AHDB have told them there is no crop justification for applications of N or manur containing N apart from on osr
This effectively means all and any livestock manures or digestate cannot be...
Is there a demand for young fattening bulls? Iv always cut mine a few days old but fancy trying to leave a few whole. I sell 50% of mine 10/11 months and the rest I finish at home. Usually get U/R grades. What grades would you get with bulls? Most are lim/blue/AA few shorthorn cows, all sired by...
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Irish live exports have seen a boost in the number of cattle moving across the border to Northern Ireland this year. So much so that the exports have risen by 80.3% so far in 2021, up to the week ending March 6, in comparison to the same period in 2020.
How do we get the General Population to Boycott everything made in the EU. We must leave everything on the shelf. We have the whole world to choose from except EU countries. That should include Vehicles chlothes Food Drink the lot.
In 40 plus years of lambing sheep we have never had one like we had today. The ewe had the first lamb herself which was a good size and full of life. She was struggling to push the second out so we had a feel. 4 legs and a head coming together. So we presumed the ewe was pushing 2 lambs together...
Currently run 2 Limousin bulls one gets well off any type of cow the other gets well off better end cows.
Both go back to Willodge Vantastic one is a Claragh Franco bull.
Just wondering where to start looking breed wise for another bull. Fancy the Plumbtree Fantastic breeding next but not...
Thinking about selling to finance. New grain store. 2000t. The cottage needs around 50k spent on it. And none of the family are ever going to live in it. Capital gains is 28% so would be paying around 150k. Is this a good idea?
I reckon my lamb skinning adoption success rate is about 20%.
I spend a bit of time and effort making a nice wee jacket for a young orphan lamb only for the ewe to start battering it after a few minutes.
Wet fostering is more like 90% success rate.
Any tips to improve?
Any tips on how you mix and feed calf milk replacer consistently?
We mix in a Wyedale mixer, 4 scoops per bucket, feed to batches of five on 5-teat milk bars. Dusty job.
Looking for any ideas on how to speed the job up.
How do other people record pedigree information when running more than one bull with a group of cows? Do you guess the sire or DNA test or what?
I'm not selling breeding stock at the moment, but want to maintain pedigree status so I can do in the future.
Is there any restrictions on what age Can i pre movement Tb test a calf.
I have a calf where there’s been some problems with the passport which Is now likely to arrive after the calf has passed 42 days, is it ok to pre movement Tb test a calf under 42 days so that he can be sold as soon as the...
My first Baby Bull Calf . My Red Angus/Brahma Cross heifer gave me my first Bull Calf. My intentions are to keep him a bull . He will be a pet and nothing more. My calf is a Red Angus Brahma Cross and Brahma. He has all the characteristics of his full breed Brahma only minus the droopy ears. He...
I used to be able to put photos on TFF with my phone . I now can't do it , as soon as I press to upload them it says 'the upload image is too big' What can I do to sort this out . It never used to happen .