Contents tagged with suckler cows

18 March 2019

Reports of cows dying from straw impaction is highlighting the risks associated with feeding straw-based rations to suckler cows.

14 November 2018

The running of efficient, productive cows that thrive within the farm’s specific environment, while making the most of the available resources, is vital. This document examines the issues related to suckler cow performance so that producers can develop the right female replacements for their system

9 August 2018

Brassica crops can provide nutritious, cost-effective feeds for beef cattle and sheep. They can increase output per hectare and can be used for out-wintering to extend the grazing season. This manual provides guidance on how to use brassicas effectively in beef and sheep systems