FIN­ISH­ERS

Irish Examiner - Farming - - BEEF SECTOR -

Aci­do­sis

Watch that cat­tle on heavy feed­ing do not get aci­do­sis. Look for loose dungs, cud balls, drool­ing of saliva and lame­ness.

Fin­ish­ing tar­gets

Have tar­get fin­ish­ing dates for your stock.

Steers gen­er­ally re­quire 90-100 days, heifers 70-80 days, and bulls 110-120 days.

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