Feeding Cattle


Coming out of winter, the cattle will begin to calve.  Supplementary feeding with lucerne hay.  At this time of the year, there is a risk of grass tetany.  For this reason, the hay is supplemented with causmag (1). Lick blocks are also put out.

(1) Anon, Grass tetany in cattle | NSW Department of Primary Industries. Available at: http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/content/agriculture/livestock/health/images/information-by-species/cattle/grass-tetany-cattle [Accessed July 16, 2016].