Current as of 2021-10-02 14:41:21 -0500

Herd management

Daily rotation

Cattle is moved every day - with some exceptions - to a different location. This helps with:


The following are items that should be checked with each daily move:

Observations should be reported either via Slack or in the animals or zones app.

Separation by sex and age

Cows and bulls are kept in separate areas to avoid unwanted pregnancies.

Cows and calfs are kept together until weaning age. Then calfs should be separated from their mothers and are kept with the bulls given none of the bulls is aggressive. See details about weaning.

If keeping them with the bulls is not possible, the calves are kept as an additional herd.

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