FREE. Penbode Farm vets are currently offering FREE fertility call outs to help you increase your fertility rate, productivity and efficiency.
It is estimated that each of your cows that is not pregnant by 80 days after calving is costing you between £4.00 and £4.50 per day.
Examination and treatment of non-served cows is important to ensure that they are served on-time. Pregnancy diagnosis is key to identifying which of your cows are not in-calf as soon as possible, so these can be re-submitted for service as quickly as possible.
For a limited period only, Penbode Farm vets are offering every second fertility call out fee for FREE to anyone who doubles their fertility visit frequency.
This offer is also open to farmers who do not currently benefit from our Penbode Farm fertility programme.
Places are limited, up to 6 FREE fertility call outs per farm. T&Cs apply.
For a FREE initial discussion, call Penbode Farm vets on:
email email@example.com or simply use the Get in touch section on the right.
In this newsletter from Penbode Farm vets you will find advice on:
Preventing a twisted uterus
Improving bull fertility
Improved BVD vaccine
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Progressive farmers are successfully using annual pre-breeding bull fertility testing to improve productivity and reduce costs of low fertility.
Penbode Farms bull fertility testing should be performed pre-breeding season to identify bulls with reduced fertility, not just those that are totally infertile. Very few bulls are totally infertile, but around 20% of bulls tested are sub-fertile. Some may be fertile one year, but not the next.
Why have your bull tested?
Up to 3 out of 10 bulls tested may be useless as a breeding bull so early detection is essential.
Reduced conception delays and extends your calving period.
Young, unevaluated bulls are being used more frequently. Sexual maturity cannot be predicted entirely by body weight and scrotal circumference and therefore semen evaluation is essential.
Benefits of testing
Your bull serves many cows so testing his fertility to detect if he is sub-fertile reduces your calving period and increases your productivity.
Reduced costs of keeping barren cows over winter in spring calving herds.
You dont even need to be a Penbode Farm vets customer to use this service.
For a FREE initial discussion, call Penbode Farm vets on
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
or simply use the Get in touch section to the right
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Practical training courses
Common eye diseases in cattle and sheep
First steps in Johnes disease prevention
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Feeding for better breeding
Pregnancy scanning to maximise profits
How to save money on worming
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