Maximising calf weaning is critical to viability of suckler cow enterprise

Clyde monitor farm
Clyde monitor farm

Maximising the number of calves weaned is critical to the viability of any suckler cow enterprise.

This year, a number of herds that have been scanned have confirmed below average conception rates, which will have significant financial implications.

Carstairs Mains farm, host to the recent Clyde monitor farm meeting, is bucking this year’s trend in poor cow fertility.

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