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A newborn calf has no protective antibodies to fight disease or any health challenges. These can only be absorbed via colostrum, protecting the calf against disease for the first 8 weeks of life.
Should I feed my ewe post lambing? A question that I regularly get asked. My reply is always, “yes definitely, would you expect a high yielding dairy cow to milk on hay?” and modern ewes are much the same.
Bulk tank milk ureas are a useful tool when used in conjunction with milk proteins, cow condition score and herd production. Urea is the animal’s way of removing excess nitrogen from the system.
Just over half of the eggs a hen lays over its lifetime will be classified as large or very large (weighing more than 63g) and retailers and shoppers have developed a taste for them in the past few years.