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 […]

Back to reality – John van der Goes

Well, it’s back to reality this morning, first milking after a two week holiday. Lazing at the beach and fishing in my new kayak. Have returned home to find the pasture growth predictor saying zero growth for the next week. Things are starting to look quite brown and next round will find the cows going […]

Battling high SCC – Trent Guy

Unfortunately after my little Christmas getaway I came back to a rapidly rising SCC and after stripping the herd and pulling 8 clinical mastitis cows out we still saw little change in the bulk SCC. So we needed a plan. We talked to our local vets (Kamo Vets) and we decided do a machine check, […]