Breeding Stock for Your Suckler Herd

Farming is changing and we need to ensure our future suckler herd is sustainable and profitable.  What do you want your suckler herd to look like in 5 years time?  To get there you need to start making key decisions on breeding and rearing policies for you replacement heifers.

This event will explore the key areas of consideration relating to health, nutrition and breeding policy that need to be considered whether you are rearing, buying or selling heifer replacements.   Local vet Alistair McClelland will discuss the importance of health planning and tools available, such as pelvic scoring, which ensure you are retaining the best heifers for your herd.