Through my love of showing and stockjudging success, I have now had several invites to judge shows. It is an honour to be asked to judge any show whether it is local, county or a national breed show.
With warm weather approaching, the risk of heat stress in calves increases. Everyone is well aware that heat stress in adult cattle reduces performance, increases stress and results in increased incidence of disease, and calves are no different. Calves have an upper critical limit of 25°C, however they will start to feel the effects of heat stress at 21°C.