- Farm Cover : 1073 kg/DM/ha
- Growth /Ha : 48 kg/DM/ha
- Farm Demand / Ha ( kg DM/ha/day ) 29 Kg
- Estimated DM : @ 17 %
- Current stocking rate LU / Ha 2.67
- Starting the second rotation on the home farm on Wednesday 5th April. 100% of the home farm has been grazed off during first rotation.
- First of the silage fields have now been closed 4.93ha
- Magnesium buckets are in the paddocks with the cows to prevent grass tetany
- A number of cows are beginning to come into heat
- Cows and calves are in 4 main groups for the moment
Key recommendations for this week
- Calves will continue to be disbudded at 2 weeks and receive their intranasal IBR vaccination.
- Carry out repairs to fencing on the new rented farm.
- Follow up on getting in 2 teaser bulls for the suckler herd
- Review sires for the coming breeding season
- Record the tag number of cows coming in heat out in the fields.