Contents tagged with heifer rearing

11 October 2021

Join George Wade and independent consultant Chris Coxon for an on-farm meeting looking at heifer rearing

6 November 2020

On 20 October 2020, Phil Kinch from Buscot Wick Farm, along with independent nutrition consultant Hefin Richards, explore the principles of maximising growth of the growing heifers. Here you can find a full list of the questions, along with the answers, taken from the webinar.

17 April 2020

Since attending a series of AHDB Dairy Calf to Calving (C2C) events, Dorset farmers Andrew Wallis and Tony White have implemented changes that have helped boost heifer growth rates and reduce age at first calving.

17 April 2020

Dairy farmers can now access an updated, online version of AHDB Dairy’s Heifer Rearing Cost Calculator to work out how much it is costing to rear heifers on their specific farm.

29 January 2021

The InCalf guide for GB farmers calving AYR pulls together the accepted knowledge on dairy herd fertility management, drawing on AHDB’s extensive amounts of research and resources, as well as industry experts across Great Britain and beyond.

7 March 2019

We discuss the importance of maintaining growth in heifers post weaning and considering the correct nutrition in those early years