This week the cattle have left the fold yard and have gone out to graze, no more silage and fodder beet for them but lovely green grass to eat! The cattle first went out onThursday and came in at night for the first two nights as we had a cow to inject with antibiotics due … Read more Cattle Go Out To Graze
When do farmer’s prefer their cows to calve? We prefer to calve our herd of beef cattle cows after the end of February and through Spring. Dear Sara, I am conducting some research and wonder if you might be able to help. Can you tell me when do farmers generally prefer their cows to calf … Read more When Do Farmers Prefer Their Cows To Calve?
The recent tragic event of the vet who was killed by a herd of cows whilst walking her dogs and the injuries sustained by David Blunkett as he walked his dog, highlight the need for a greater awareness of what to do when walking in a field of cattle especially when you have a dog. … Read more What To Do When Walking In A Field With Cattle
This morning at about 6.00am a Charolais heifer calf was born to Number 28 Charolais cow. Then this afternoon a Limousin cross bull calf was born to a Limousin Cross cow. Here is a video of the cows and calves. The Charolais calf is suckling after about 4 hours and the mother is very protective … Read more Calves Born On The Farm
At this time of year the suckler cows and calves are put out to grass in a field with an electric fence so that the cattle do not escape from the field. The calves were born in the fold yard and are not used to the electric fence so we placed an electric fence in … Read more Farming Life Video Diary – Suckler Cows And Calves