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.
At the recent farm walk for the winners of the “FBD Eurostar €200 Replacement Index Competition” at Joe and Richard Fortunes, Wexford, Doreen Corridan from Munster Bovine and Aidan Murray from Teagasc spoke about the importance of Stockbull management to have a successful breeding season. (more…)