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Looking after the hind

When does the hind become a priority over the calf in autumn? When should our focus switch from weaning weight (this years production) to hind conception and mating date (next years production)? We can attempt to answer these questions now that we know some of the science linking condition score with reproduction.

Drs David Stevens and Geoff Asher, AgResearch Invermay.  
Originally published as an After the Feild-Day Fact Sheet

What is driving the profitability of deer farms?
Effects of condition score on reproduction
Whole herd productivity and profitability
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