Advice for ensuring heifers are the correct weight after calving

Farmers Weekly

Too many heifers are still less than 85% of mature weight after calving because farmers try to “guesstimate” weights, says farm consultant Andy Dodd. Many farmers say they have had bad experiences calving heifers at 24 months, saying it affected lifespan and productivity, but they wrongly assume it was down to age, says Mr Dodd. […]

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