Smooth spring sailing – John van der Goes

Once again time has roared around and it’s time to update what’s been happening here. Well, what has happened? On the whole things have gone really well. Calving seemed to start and just power away, with us reaching the halfway mark three or four days ahead of last year. Talking to people it seems that […]

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 […]

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, […]