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Dairy Newsletter September 2018

In this issue: • Using the COW index • Don’t run cash on empty • Finalising 2017 accounts • Don’t let those bugs sneak in • Time to build grass covers • Correct milking routine

31 August 2018
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
312KB
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Dairy Newsletter July 2018

In this issue: • Managing through a dry spell • Matching your water system to herd size • Timely tips: cash management • 13 times a week milking • Everywhere a cow goes, her teats go too

02 July 2018
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
343KB
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Dairy Newsletter June 2018

In this issue: • Silage checks • Getting 10 grazings per paddock • Breeding 2018 • 2,000 milkings = liner change • Baling surplus grass • Health and safety

08 June 2018
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
309KB
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Dairy Newsletter - April 2018

In this issue: • Breeding replacement heifers • Finishing the first grazing rotation • April fertiliser • Health and Safety • CellCheck farm summary report • Dates for your diary • More cows grazing longer

04 April 2018
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
1,669KB
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Dairy Newsletter February 2018

In this issue: • Spring grazing targets • First N for 2018 • Early turnout of maiden heifers • Reducing early lactation mastitis • Making antibiotic residues a thing of the past • Looking after yourself at this busy time

02 February 2018
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
1,711KB
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Dairy Newsletter January 2018

In this issue: • Early spring N • Cow metabolic health • CalfCare events • Manage workload

11 January 2018
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
405KB
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Dairy Newsletter December 2017

In this issue: • Preparation • Organisation during calving • Facilities • Getting cows fit for calving • Night feeding • Feed calves once a day • Outdoor rearing • Once a day milking • Milking interval • Look after yourself

05 December 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
167KB
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Dairy Newsletter November 2017

In this issue: • Managing weanling replacement this winter • Grass matters • Make things easier this spring • Selective dry cow therapy • Dates for your diary • Late lactation milk

09 November 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
2,964KB
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Dairy Newsletter October 2017

In this issue: • Concentrates for winter milk diets • Blanket or selective dry cow treatment • Keep heifers growing • October is the most important grazing month • Breaking the habit of late evening milking

09 October 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
281KB
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Dairy Newsletter September 2017

In this issue: • Make the most of grass • Supplementation in late lactation • Last two weeks to spread N and P • To sell or finish cull cows? • What to do with high SCC cows? • What diet is best in late lactation?

04 September 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
586KB
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Dairy Newsletter August 2017

In this issue: • Building grass covers • Autumn-calving dry cows • Financial choices • Dairy heifer calves • Scan your herd • Simplifying your system

08 August 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
2,941KB
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Dairy Newsletter July 2017

In this issue: • K is not ok • Take action on herd lameness • Dealing with pica • Liner change • Less mastitis = more profit • Improving communications

10 July 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
297KB
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Dairy Newsletter June 2017

In this issue: • Choosing beef AI bulls • Managing grass • Looking after the cow’s iodine requirements • CellCheck Farmer Workshops • Apply lime where needed • Dates for your diary • Protect your skIn

30 May 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
385KB
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Dairy Newsletter April 2017

In this issue: • Choosing a start of breeding date • Choosing your bull team • Milk recording for management • Drafting cows for AI • Getting more cows in calf earlier

30 March 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
364KB
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Dairy Newsletter March 2017

In this issue: • Maintaining cows’ BCS • March grassland management • Late-calving cows • Colostrum storage • CMT

07 March 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
247KB
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Dairy Newsletter February 2017

In this issue: • Lessons from CalfCare • Avoid bulk tank residues • Looking after yourself • Poaching damage • Spring grass is the best feed

28 February 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
347KB
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Dairy Newsletter January 2017

In this issue: • Improve your grassland management decisions • What happened and what’s to come • Mastitis control during the housing period • Looking after yourself

10 January 2017
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
277KB
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Dairy Newsletter December 2016

In this issue: • Soil sampling • Dry cow mineral supplementation • Service your milking machine • Plan now to lighten spring workload

02 December 2016
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
293KB
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Dairy Newsletter November 2016

In this issue: • Save grass for spring • Replacement heifer diets • Research Update: Next Generation Herd • Dry cow therapy

10 November 2016
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
257KB
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Dairy Newsletter October 2016

In this issue: October is the most important grazing month | It is a key month for managing cow body condition score | It is an ideal time to take soil samples

04 October 2016
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
370KB
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Dairy Newsletter September 2016

In this issue: Grazing cover targets - Help new swards thrive - Handling units on out farms - Fertiliser advice

07 September 2016
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
348KB
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Dairy Newsletter - September 2015

Autumn grass targets Management tips for September Economics of finishing cull cows Farm safety village at the Ploughing

01 September 2015
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
406KB
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Dairy Newsletter - August 2015

Complete a cash flow budget Dry cow nutrition Change liners regularly Challenges post quota abolition

06 August 2015
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
1,002KB
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Dairy Newsletter - July 2014

Is there too much Protein in grass? - Having money to pay the tax bill - Liner change

07 July 2014
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
750KB
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Dairy Newsletter - May 2014

Silage Quality, Less mastisis = more profit, Next Generation Herd (NGH) off to a very positive start

11 June 2014
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
719KB
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Dairy Newsletter - April 2014

Repayment capacity, Spring nutrition update, Research update -Genetic merit for fertility affects uterine health

01 April 2014
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
162KB
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Dairy Newsletter - October 2012

Improving body condition; Autumn grassland management; Silage quality 2012; Winter diets

09 October 2012
Type
Newsletter
4 Pages
803KB