At this time of year, respiratory disease can be an issue on farms. Not only can it affect the biological functioning of the animal, but it also has a major impact on its quality of life, or the psychological experience of life.
Whilst there are number of clinical methods to assess...
Looking for 100+ fresh rearing calves direct from farm in the new year onwards. Any beef x breeds considered. Good price paid for strong healthy calves and am not against block calving/ crossbred herds. Genuine farmer buyer based in Gloustershire but willing to travel. Please feel free to...
We intend to build a new calf shed in the spring. Looking for ideas and photos of what people have done.
Priorities are to minimise labour and try to reduce instances of pneumonia (which is possibly caused by over stocking of current calf housing)
Calf hutches would be great for health but are...
29 Belgian Blue Cattle
20 heifers, 9 steers
8-9 months old
Bought as calves all off one farm
Will make big strong cattle as all bred from big, strong cows.
Black-legged and TB tested clear
Ready to go
See all info here
New section, beef semen here.
I’m just trying to work out some figures for how much concentrates lim/Hereford/blue/Angus X Fresian/Holstein calves will eat per day from around 8/10 weeks to around 6 to 8 months of age, I wasn’t thinking around 5kg per animal per day average? What do others feed/think,
Thanks in advance
30 British Blue, Hereford, Limousin Cross Store Heifers
Good calves which will be sold once weaned, 8 ready to go
Eating plenty of straw/nuts and doing well
Nice shine to their coats
Open to offers
See more info here
MAXX Calf Health – Delivering Real Benefits
Calf health plays a critical role in the success of youngstock rearing programmes yet DEFRA figures suggest that as many as one in seven dairy calves and one in thirteen beef calves die during the rearing phase. Ensuring calves and youngstock receive...
Hi folks, I’m inviting you to join The Cattle Deals UK Facebook Group.
It’s a new group that’s already gaining some useful post of cattle for sale and wanted.
I’m a farmer and I’ve set it up just to help other farmers and farms buy and sell their cattle, you can also advertise your cattle...
Okay, I have a 9 week old Breford calf. She has had one round of RESFLOR GOLD in the neck and a synovial injection of Gentamycin into infected joint a few weeks ago. Today when I went to feed, I noticed the other front 'knee' joint was swollen and she was limping again. I called they vet and...
Okay guys, I am new to this, (all of it!) and I have a bottle baby heifer we have been bottle feeding since birth. She will be 4 weeks old tomorrow (Thursday 02/01/18). She has started having some blood in her stool, the stool is firm, not runny, but I have no clue what this could be. She has...
Click here to see video, price and photos: https://www.sellmylivestock.co.uk/view/listing/limousin-cross-store-calves-4DDE0709?utm_source=farmingforum&utm_medium=forumpost&utm_campaign=listing
49 steers and 38 heifers
All home bred
Weaned calves, no collection centres or markets used. Based in North West and South West (Shropshire and Cornwall).
Red Tractor Assured.
2 Sisters Food Group
See more details here:
20 BB Calves - Shropshire...