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Bull Management

Bulling Thoughts

You may be busy calving at the moment, but it is also time to make sure that your bull is fit to work when he is turned in with the cows and heifers.  Gavin Hill gives some pointers of what you should be considering.  Read  more>>

Bull Buyers Checklist

For those who are intending purchasing bulls at bull sales the following should give you helpful pointers to help with the decision making process. Careful considerations should be made to make sure that you buy the bull that is right for you and your herd.  Read more>>

Post Purchase Bull Management

Many of you may have purchased a new stock bull from the various pedigree bull sales recently. Here are a few pointers for looking after and managing your new investment; Read more>>

The Cost Of Bull Infertility 

The cost of bull infertility will vary considerably depending on the exact circumstances.  In the following example we have compared a  completely infertile bull v a sub fertile bull.  For the sub fertile bull we have assumed conception rates of 30% compared with 60% for a fertile bull.  Read more>>

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