Looking For Work Part Time/Weekend work for Vet Student near Derby



I'm a 20 year old vet student looking for some work that could fit around my studies.

I have previous experience working on a variety of livestock units, and I'm comfortable working with any animals. I have experience foot trimming and hold a certificate in mobility scoring.

I'm based in kegworth (DE74) but have a car and am happy to commute reasonable distances.

I can provide references and/or a CV on request.

If you think you might be able to help me, I'm reachable on 07786331944 or at [email protected]

Thank you for your time,

Ben Miles

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...