TIPS FOR APRIL 2015
Heat detection has to be your priority for grass-based spring milk production.
Are your cows fit for breeding? ScanMan Vet technology will identify underlying herd health problems. You can consult with your vet regarding management of same.
Stressors from the dry and fresh cow transition periods will impact on the ability of your cows to resume normal heat cycles.
Late calvers are neglected at this time of year. Ensure dry cow diets are kept fresh with an adequate supply of fresh water.
Ensure vaccination programmes as warranted is up to date for DVD, IBR and Lepto.
Calf rearing programmes needs to ensure calved do not get chills when put outdoors by night.