90% at three weeks – John van der Goes

It’s been nice to have contact from some of the people who read our blogs and hear how much they enjoy them. Well, what’s been happening here? Firstly, mating has been going really well. It looks like we will hit the 90% at three weeks target; we only need another two cows to go up […]

Looking back on calving – John van der Goes

Seems like just yesterday that I wrote my last blog, I guess that comes with age as I remember my parents saying the same thing. What’s been happening here? We had our first herd test last Thursday and got the results on Friday. I was very pleased that there were no cows in the millionaires’ club. In […]

Trying out fodder beet – John van der Goes

It’s past time I updated you on what’s happening here. Calving has been probably the easiest one we have done for a long time. Not many metabolic issues, very few mastitis cows, and the heifers were the best to break in ever. Hardly any kicked, and if they did it was half-hearted and only for […]