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

2021-02-19T11:09:39+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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Using a Vasectomised Bull in breeding

2021-02-19T11:09:42+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

2021-02-19T11:09:42+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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Managing a work/life balance

2021-02-19T11:09:42+00:00April 17, 2018|News|

While running your farm and making sure you get the most out of it as a business as possible is important, it is also important not to overload yourself.

Managing a work/life balance is something many people struggle with, however with farmers it can be even more difficult as there is always something else you can be doing.

Part-time farmers in particular find it difficult to get a break, as most of their down time is spent in what is essentially a second job.

While it might seem like a necessary evil, it can actually have some drawbacks that will make you question whether it is worth it.

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Value of a teaser bull

2021-02-19T11:09:43+00:00April 17, 2018|Breeding|

One of the biggest deterrents farmers have before investing in a teaser bull is the price of bringing one in.

But from a business perspective, it is wrong to look at it in that way. This isn’t sinking your money into something. Think of it as a deposit on an even bigger saving down the line.

Teaser Bulls - bulls who undergo a vasectomy procedure to render them effectively sterile - are commonly used in heat detection. Although they cannot impregnate any of the cattle, they can still pick up heats just as well as any stock bull.

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