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Bull Management
Episode 131st May 2022 • Crofting Matters • Farm Advisory Service
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With many Crofters across Scotland currently putting their bulls out, it is a good time to consider your current bull management practices.

From pre-breeding examinations and diet, to the Crofting Cattle Improvement Scheme, Crofting Matters discusses key points for Crofters to be thinking about with Sarah Balfour.

Sarah works out of the SAC Elgin office and is a Beef Consultant for the SAC Livestock Team.  As well as running an upland commercial suckler herd, Sarah and her family also have three pedigree herds and produce Limousin, Angus and British Blue bulls.  

Relevant Resources:

Information note about the Crofting Cattle Improvement Scheme, tips for custodians, common problems and options

Crofts and small farms – A season with cattle webinar recording on the Crofting Cattle Improvement Scheme 

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