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This week, slurry and fertiliser spreading dominated Jamie’s agenda, while Joe was faced with an incident that could have been very dangerous for a neighbour’s livestock.
Rian Kennedy, a Stabiliser farmer was baffled when a red calf was born to a black cow, while Libby was busy preparing for the Highland Show and the herd was also declared TB-free!
Silage was made on Jamie’s home-farm; Joe focused on pre-calving care; with an aim to calve Wagyu heifers under 24-months and Libby has been busy with land sales & TB testing the herd.
Libby claimed a prestigious title with her Beef Shorthorn heifer; Joe failed to spread FYM and spray land due to a rain alert & Jamie baled up the first paddock of the season.
This week, Jamie earmarked 3 cows for culling due to constant lameness, while Joe let stock outdoors, but continues to battle slowed grass growth.
Jamie has rehoused all the stock once again; Joe took time to focus on mental health & Libby is counting the days until Balmoral Show.
This week - Libby Clarke purchased a pedigree SH heifer online; Jamie Hayes fenced land & spread fertiliser, while Joe Desmond focuses on finishing Wagyu.
This week, Jamie Hayes spread urea & slurry, while a low fodder supply resulted in Joe Desmond’s attempt to empty the shed, but adverse weather sparked alternative plans.