Pd+ Section 9 - Managing block calving herds

Published 28 November 12

Managing block calving herds

  • Evaluating the advantages of block-calving
  • Establishing the targets required to maintain a block-calving pattern
  • Examining specific management requirements.

Objective: To establish the key factors to maintain a successful block-calving system.

Challenge: Recognise the need for excellent fertility performance and management for a true block-calving system. Set specific fertility improvement targets for your herd based on objective measurements of current performance.

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