Hinds

Hinds

Feeding the hind well is important for the productivity and profitability of the farming system through her life time reproductive performance. 

Efficient feeding during pregnancy is vital for the development of the foetus. Restriction in feed supply can lengthen the gestation period and result in late calving.

Important factors to consider and targets to aim for when hinds are lactating

It is commonly agreed that body condition score, or body weight of the hind pre-mating and at weaning time has a considerable impact on the likelihood of that hind getting in fawn.