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AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Robert
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;7/18/2008, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that beef farmers could boost margins by improving the calving-to-conception interval of their suckler cows, according to Martin Kavanagh, veterinary director of Keenan Rumans who spoke at a seminar in Powys, Wales. He explained that body condition at calving is a key factor. Kavanagh suggested herd managers should start thinking early about the risk of getting cows over-fat. Sucklers required less forage later in the grazing season when their calves were eating a lot more grass.
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33426705

 

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