Thrive: first of 2022-born stock housed on demo farm
Declan Marren
The first 30 of this year’s calves were housed earlier this week on the Thrive demonstration farm with the remaining stock staying at grass for now.
28 September 2022 Grass & feeding
Thrive: avoiding under-performance pitfalls with autumn grazing
Declan Marren looks at some steps to take to maintain liveweight gain in the run-up to housing, as the last rotation begins on many dairy-beef farms.
13 September 2022 Management
Increased tetany risks with autumn grazing
Herd owners should be taking steps to reduce the risk of grass tetany in suckler cows during autumn.
Ten tips to building covers for autumn grazing
Livestock farmers should be planning ahead to build grass covers for autumn grazing.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Beef management: five tips for utilising autumn grass
Grass covers are good on farm and with excellent ground conditions, follow the outlined tips to make the most of autumn grazing.
11 September 2021 Grass & feeding
Building autumn grass on beef farms
Adam Woods takes a look at autumn grassland management on beef farms and what should be happening in the next few weeks to set the farm up for early spring grazing in 2022.
8 September 2021 Management