Have you ever wondered what a cow pat can tell you? It is a great indicator of how well your animals are processing their available feed. Follow the link to learn more.
Below is a short summary of the discussion we had on Dung Beetles following Winswood Farm purchasing 1000 Winter Active beetles. Dung beetles very efficiently bury dung into the ground which has multiple benefits. Opening up the ground allowing greater water penetration Burying manure so it is better utilised to fertilise your paddocks rather than … Continue reading September Meeting – Dung Beetles
We discussed the very informative MLA guide which can be located on the website under Cattle Care. The following is a brief summary of the main points in the publication. Ruminants, such as cattle and sheep, have a complex digestive system with 4 stomachs, each of which has a different job; the first is the … Continue reading July Meeting – Nutrition for Beef Cattle
Written by Sandra Bogun of Sandrian Park Miniature Herefords There are many benefits to belonging to the Australian Miniature Hereford Breeders Network, but the standouts for me is the continuous learning and support that the members give each other. There is no such thing as a silly question and the wealth of knowledge in the … Continue reading The Benefits of Belonging to the Network
There are two pieces of information on our website that may assist you with this exercise. The first is a link to the Victoria DPI website found under the Cattle Care Tab which gives some very detailed information on assessing condition. Cattle Care | Australian Miniature Hereford Breeders Network (amhbn.com) The second is found under … Continue reading May Meeting – Assessing the Condition of Beef Cattle