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  Our first November in a non-quota environment is new territory for many. Historically thoughts would have been firmly fixed on getting the herd dried off in preparation for spring and also to avoid superlevy. Not so this year. With…
Jordan from Grasstec livestock Services
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.13 – 10th September (week 37). Cows are milking well.

Weekly Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 10th September (week 37) KPIs Growth 46kg DM/ha (75)             AFC 730kg DM/ha (667) Cover/cow 283kg DM (259) Demand/ha 44kg DM/ha (33.5)   MS/cow 1.83kg (1.82) Fat 4.7%…
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.12 – 31th August (week 36). Building grass covers again.

Weekly Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 30th August (week 36) KPIs Growth 75kg DM/ha (26.1)             AFC 667kg DM/ha (463) Cover/cow 259kg DM (162) Demand/ha 33.5kg DM/ha (37.2)   MS/cow 1.82kg (1.83) Fat 4.61%…
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.11 – 24th August (week 35). Low Growth Rates.

Weekly Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 24th August (week 35) KPIs Growth 26.1kg DM/ha (33.5)             AFC 463kg DM/ha (529) Cover/cow 162kg DM (188) Demand/ha 37.2kg DM/ha (37.2)   MS/cow 1.83kg (1.97) Fat 4.41%…
Autumn Budget
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Autumn Budget Targets & Guidelines

Autumn Budget Targets Enter the growth rates for the farm. The Moorepark figures may be too high for the first half of the budget and too low for the end of the year so adjust these. Establish the farm’s demand. Enter stock numbers, grass…
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.10 – 18th August (week 34) Grass Growth rates have halved.

Weekly Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 18th August (week 34) KPIs Growth 33.5kg DM/ha (63.9)             AFC 529kg DM/ha (716) Cover/cow 188kg DM (250) Demand/ha 37.2kg DM/ha (48.7)   MS/cow 1.97kg (1.96) Fat 4.21%…
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.9 – 10th August (week 33)

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.9  – 10th August (week 33) KPIs Growth 63.9kg DM/ha (75.9)             AFC 716kg DM/ha (668) Cover/cow 250kg DM (236) Demand/ha 48.7kg DM/ha (47.7)   MS/cow…
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Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No. 8 – 5th August (week 32)

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm – 5th August (week 32) KPIs Growth 75.9kg DM/ha (54.3) AFC 668kg DM/ha (434) Cover/cow 236kg DM (155) Demand/ha 47.7kg DM/ha (47.7) MS/cow 2.03kg (2.06) Fat 4.25% (4.06) Protein 3.56%…
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Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.7 – 27th July (week 31)

Weekly Grassland Management Diary of Robotic Grazing Farm No.7  – 27th July (week 31) KPIs Growth 54.3kg DM/ha (66.9)              AFC 434kg DM/ha (567) Cover/cow 155kg DM (200) Demand/ha 47.7kg DM/ha (48.2)   MS/cow…