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The Importance of Herding – What to be looking out for when going through your cattle?

2021-03-02T14:31:47+00:00July 17, 2020|Breeding|

What to be looking out for when going through your cattle? Click here to read our article on that.

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Effects of hot weather on heat detection and breeding

2021-03-02T14:31:51+00:00July 11, 2018|Breeding|

While good weather can be of huge benefit for farmers, it can also be a roadblock if it hangs around for too long or is too intense.

It can make heat detection and breeding more difficult in myriad ways, and here are just a few of them:

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Using a Vasectomised Bull in breeding

2021-03-02T14:31:52+00:00May 31, 2018|Breeding|

 

Bulls - specifically vasectomised bulls for the purposes of this article - are the best heat detectors out there. They even catch silent heats that you would miss with systems without them.

Here we will talk about the merits of keeping a vasectomised bull on your operation.

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‘Bull Proofing’ the Moocall HEAT

2021-03-02T14:31:52+00:00May 10, 2018|News|

Despite being so simple to use, the Moocall HEAT sensor is designed in a very sophisticated way.

It took hundreds of hours of careful testing tweaking and painstaking redesign to make sure you get the best heat detection experience technology can offer.

Almost 50 dairy farms were involved in testing the Moocall HEAT system throughout development.

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Signs of heat: breeding your cow or heifer at the right moment

2021-03-02T14:31:54+00:00March 27, 2018|Breeding|

Because you see the visual signs of heat does not necessarily mean you have to AI them then and there.

Sometimes they may be coming on, and thus not ready to be bred yet, and sometimes they are just after heat and you are too late.

With each missed heat costing a dairy farmer €250 and a suckler farmer €149, it is vital that you not only know the signs of heat, but what stage of it they're at.

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