Feeding for Fertility
Posted in Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Livestock
Listen to farmer Andrew Houstoun from Glenkilrie farm, Glenshee and vet Graeme Richardson from Thrums Veterinary Group in Kirriemuir chat about the importance of nutritional management in the suckler herd. Andrew and Graeme discuss their involvement in the KTIF Scottish Government Funded Project “Feeding for Fertility in the Suckler Herd”. Andrew talks through their farming system, moving from two block calvings to all spring calving and calving heifers at two years of age. Graeme discusses the benefits of using metabolic profiling in the suckler herd as a tool to aid nutritional management and fertility.
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