With the cost of supplement feed for your animals ever increasing its makes sense to keep wastage to a minimum, here are six ways to help:
With the days getting shorter and the temperatures slowly reclining summer is drawing to an end (sigh). It is time to start planning your annual fertilizer regime.
Autumn is the best time to apply fertilizer as most paddocks are easily accessible this time of year and will provide a boost for your grass before winter.
Well we have had a very wet spring this year, and all this rain combined with your four legged hooved animals will have undoubtedly caused some damage to your paddocks. This damage known as pugging occurs when the soil becomes waterlogged and cannot support the weight of the animal and their hooves push in to the soil. Pugging can reduce pasture production by as much as 40%. Here are a few steps you can take to minimise the damage to your pastures this spring.
Here’s 10 point checklist for the water needs on your lifestyle block
Just like us, animals always need access to clean drinking water. Especially this time of year when the weather is heating up. Here’s a 10 key points to note about water for your animals.
DIY advice for lifestylers, written by Kiwi Cattle Yards owner, Euan Seymour.