Croft & Small Farms: A Season with Cattle – Getting Ready for Winter

On Wednesday 3rd November at 7:00pm we will be joined by SAC Consulting Livestock Nutritionist Mary Young, SAC Consulting Beef Consultant Lesley Wylie and SRUC’s Veterinary Centre Manager, Dr Franz Brulisauer for an online Zoom Meeting. This meeting will cover getting cattle prepared for winter, with a particular focus on the North West. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Beef market update
  • Managing stock such as bulls and replacement heifers
  • Suckler cow nutrition on the run up to winter
  • Mineral supplementation methods
  • Main cattle health issues over winter
  • Health schemes
  • Cattle health issues relating to common grazings

There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions on the night, or feel free to email questions in advance to ashleigh.forster@sac.co.uk