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Don't overlook dry period and you'll get the best from your herd

Shropshire Star

With one in four cull cows reported to leave the herd during the first 60 days of lactation, dairy farmers need to pay closer attention to detail during the dry and transition period. Good management and nutrition during the dry period is crucial and will support easier calving, improve immunity and increase milk yield during early lactation.

Tom Chanter, InTouch feeding specialist.

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