So all the hard work is done? The latest group of heifers were successfully weaned and have grown well during the summer. A mild autumn and an extended grazing period meant they were outdoors for longer. But there’s no room for complaceny and undoing all the good work. Cargill’s calf and heifer rearing specialist Bianca Theeruth encourages producers to keep these young heifers closely monitored and on track for good performance.
Read the full article from the December issue of British Dairying here