Don’t forget to record dry-off dates and treatments for cows calving this Autumn!

The drying off process is a very important process that takes place at the end of lactation.  By recording a cows’ dry off date you are completing her lactation on your HerdPlus reports. In doing so her lactation details will be available for pedigree certificates, sales catalogues and your Annual Report. (more…)

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Checkout our ‘Period 2’ BEAM Calculator

ICBF launched a new online tool for our HerdPlus  members at the end of 2020. The BEAM calculator is designed to allow BEAM applicants to project forward their overall organic nitrogen produced. It is still available for those operating off of period 2 (01 Jan 2021 – 31 Dec 2021). Users can enter the  stock numbers which they intend to have on farm from now until 31st Dec 2021. The BEAM calculator can then indicate whether you are meeting the required 5% BEAM scheme organic nitrogen reduction or not. (more…)

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