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- This is a first. I've never made hay in March before. I don't recall ever having such a surplus of pasture in March.Summer hay crop blowing in the wind, I've never done hay in Feb before!🤷🏻♂️ Two cuts of silage and a grazing from this paddock since 18/10/19. I'm feeling good vibes from this pasture variety call Vibe.
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Category Archives: Dairy
Our cows like the vast majority of dairy cows in Australia live in pasture 365 days of the year. Living in the pastures means most of the cows’ manure goes directly on the pasture, providing nutrients to grow more grass. … Continue reading
There is often a lot of tractor work to be done on our dairy through spring. Silage to be harvested, pasture renovation work, summer crops to sow and all this tractor work is usually wrapped up with the end of … Continue reading
It’s a busy time of the year at Montrose Dairy, like most dairy farms in our district it’s calving season. I haven’t had much time for blogging of late, I’ve been flat out looking after our stock. We are enduring our … Continue reading
A foggy morning to finish off a soggy Autumn.
Heading into winter it is critical we have lots of high quality pasture on hand, pasture growth rates decline as the days shorten and our soils cool down. To manage our pastures we monitor the pasture cover in each paddock … Continue reading
Recent heavy rains have forced us to evaluate how we approach the next six weeks on our farm. Our herd is due to start calving on the 12th of next month and in order to give the cows a break … Continue reading