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Ensuring breeding success with maiden heifers

With the difficult conditions at farm level, much of the conversation over the last number of weeks has centred on ensuring the milking herd are properly fed. These conditions have also meant that maiden heifers have remained housed on a lot of farms for longer than normal this spring.

On this week’s Dairy Edge, James Dunne is joined by Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist, who offers some advice to farmers around the management of heifers over the coming weeks and some tips for the breeding season ahead.

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For more episodes from the Dairy Edge podcast, a co-production with LastCastMedia.com, visit the Dairy Edge podcast show page