Contents tagged with weaning

3 September 2021

Successful heifer development is underpinned by nutrition. Feed alone accounts for over 75% of variable costs on most beef farms.

26 May 2021

When and how to wean dairy calves

26 May 2021

Rumen development is stimulated by concentrates and water, so it’s important to get the calf eating calf starter and drinking water from day one.

7 July 2020

Join AHDB Beef & Lamb and Matt Blyth, independent livestock advisor, for a live discussion that will look at this impact of weaning ewes this year for profit next year.

13 August 2020

Guidance to help you prepare piglets for weaning and minimise the impact of the many challenges they face at this time.

13 August 2020

Guidance on weaning, including creep feeding and small pig management

29 May 2020

We have gone from the wettest February to the driest April and May, and it doesn’t look as though there is rain coming anytime soon.

3 June 2020

Join AHDB Beef & Lamb and Matt Blyth, independent livestock advisor, for a live discussion that will look at this impact of weaning ewes this year for profit next year.

7 October 2021

Find out best practice and top tips to rear healthy heifers for your dairy herd.

13 February 2020

Top tips for managing ewe lambs at lambing time, including, lactation, nutrition, when to wean and assisting with problems.

1 November 2019

The most significant single influence on the success of any flock is the shepherd. Whether you intend to keep half a dozen sheep or several hundred, the same principles apply. This guide gives an introduction into sheep farming to improve both animal welfare and productivity.

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