Dairy Update: Heavy rainfall and the breeding seasons gets underway

A deluge of rain, re-housing cows, spreading fertiliser, detecting heat, milk prices and more!

Dairy Update: Milk solids production increases and high grass covers

Making silage, selling weanlings, calves grazing a small paddock by day and turning breeding heifers out to grass.

Dairy Update: Making silage, spreading fertiliser and scanning cows

Good ground and weather conditions, high grass covers, turning cattle out, selling bullocks, a clear TB test and more!

Dairy Update: Cattle turnout, calving and high grass covers

Ground conditions are okay but we are using strip wires and not letting cows walk over what has already been grazed, writes Aran Connell.

Dairy Update: Cow roadway maintenance and milk protein percentages are dropping

Cows have not been let out to grass yet due to the unsettled weather conditions; our turnout date is usually March 17th, writes Aran Connell.

Dairy Update: A student on placement and promising calves from high-yielding cows

Cows are remaining indoors, calving continues, plans to offload calves, satisfied with factory returns and unfavourable weather and ground conditions – see more here.