The earlier non-cycling cows are treated, the better the return on investment. Economic analysis has shown that it is more profitable to treat non-cycling cows as soon as possible, regardless of your calving pattern. Reasons for non-cycling cows: Pregnancy: a...read more
Flying Start Calf Workshops Wednesday 16 May 2018 Workshop Three: Calf Nutrition & Weaning Presenters: Dr Gemma Chuck Apiam Animal Health, Veterinary Operations – Dairy Dr Ashleigh Hargreaves Warrnambool Veterinary Date: Wednesday 16 May 2018 Time: 6.45 pm for 7...read more
Calf Disbudding Demonstration Thursday 10 May 2018 10.30 am – 12 noon Join us for a demonstration of how stress free and painless the procedure is, for both the calf and farmer. Improve your calves growth and wellbeing this season. Recent studies have found that...read more
Adapted from Western Australia Department of Agriculture Bovine pestivirus or Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVDV) are the same disease – different people call the different things. We will call it BVDV in this article. BVDV is one of the most complicated cattle diseases we...read more
by Dr Charlie Blackwood In our seasonal calving system, a key factor for production is ensuring cows get in calf as early as possible in the joining period. This means the cows need to be cycling as soon as possible after calving. Nutrition and ensuring heifers are...read more
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