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Kingshay's Knowledgebase - Fertility

Pedometers: A Step in the Right Direction? Farming Note

Pedometers: A Step in the Right Direction? Farming Note

It's a shocking statistic but only 50% of all heats are detected in the average herd. Increasing this by 10% would save over £7,000 per year for a typical 150 cow herd. ...

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Post Calving Management

Post Calving Management

Careful monitoring of the performance and health of freshly calved cows will help to achieve expected lactation yields.  Particular attention should be paid to cows who ...

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Segregation Gates Farming Note

Segregation Gates Farming Note

Segregating cows out of the herd during milking can be a time consuming and frustrating process. A well sited drafting system will segregate cows with little disruption t...

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Using Fertility Indices Farming Note

Using Fertility Indices Farming Note

A key to reversing the general trend of declining fertility is to use the right measures which focus on getting cows pregnant. Most of the traditional measures are histor...

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