• DETERMINING THE DUNG Every day the cow reports what is happening in the digestive tract by leaving dung behind in the paddock. You…
  • PEAK & MATING PACKAGE Can you afford to let this predicted $6.50+ payout slide by with average cow performance and reproduction results similar to…
  • PHOSPHORUS OVERVIEW Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral in the animal body, with about 80% found in the bones and teeth…
  • PHOSPHORUS DEFICENCY PHOSPHORUS DEFICENCY Phosphorus (P) is the mineral most frequently associated with infertility in dairy cows. Under normal conditions, a P…
  • Battling Heat Stress​ Battling heat stress during summer (Prepared by Rensinus Schipper) Cows don’t like warm weather. When temperatures exceed 20 degrees Celsius…
  • Reproductive pasture Reproductive pasture, seed heads are here!​ When looking at north island pastures in the last week, we have noticed an…
  • Pasture Management Pasture Management Pasture Management – Low Dry Matter  (Prepared by Conal Harkin) Weekly farm walks should be done religiously as…