1st year Welsh drafts in lamb in Charolais


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300, all scanned singles. On Bravoxin 10. Good in the bag, as found in the mouth. Getting pre lamb crutched this week.

Approx half would go again. £105/hd. May do a deal on the lot.

Rejuvenating swards: Which option is best?

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Written by Brian McDonnell

Maintaining grass quality during mid-season grazing is important. Farmers can maintain quality by entering ideal grazing covers of 1,300 – 1,500kg DM/ha, and grazing down to a residual of 4cm every rotation.

If you are now in a situation where cows are not cleaning out paddocks as well as they should be, leading to the development of steamy grass within the sward, here are some options.

Common options for rejuvenating swards include:

  1. Take a silage cut, probably into bales, remove the material and start again with the aftermath...