Agricultural Visits

The content of agricultural technical visits is often dependent on the time of year. Here is a basic guide as the types of activities carried out each month on cattle, sheep, dairy, and deer farms.

  Cattle Sheep
January Making hay & silage Making hay & silage, drenching, shearing
February Shifting Stock Shearing, Breeding
March Early Selling of Stock Breeding
April Selling Stock Shearing
May  Selling Stock, Feeding Hay Shearing
June Selling Stock, Feeding Hay Shifting Stock
July Selling Stock, Feeding Hay Shifting Stock
August Buying Stock Feeding Hay, Lambing
September Buying Stock Feeding Hay, Lambing
October Shifting Stock Docking Tails
November Shifting Stock Shearing, Weaning, Selling Stock
December Shifting Stock, Making hay Shearing, Selling Stock

 

  Dairy Deer
January Making hay & silage Making hay & silage, drenching, shearing
February Shifting Stock Shearing, Breeding
March Early Selling of Stock Breeding
April Selling Stock Shearing
May  Selling Stock, Feeding Hay Shearing
June Selling Stock, Feeding Hay Shifting Stock
July Selling Stock, Feeding Hay Shifting Stock
August Buying Stock Feeding Hay, Lambing
September Buying Stock Feeding Hay, Lambing
October Shifting Stock Docking Tails
November Shifting Stock Shearing, Weaning, Selling Stock
December Shifting Stock, Making hay Shearing, Selling Stock