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Holly has been slaughtered

Today we slaughtered one of the oldest cows in the herd. It is Kristina nine year old cow Bloksdal Holly V.B. (Aros Hvirring x Bloksdal Smilla V.B.) who has been slaughtered. Smilla managed to have seven calves, including several sets of twins. Holly weighed almost 500 kg at slaughter and went in a good classification. …

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A polled heifer calf

Today we got another calf. This time it was Bloksdal Mercedes P (Uvejr Av Strömsnäs x Bloksdal Elana -ET) who got the calf. She manages this all by herself and extremely fast.We could follow the calving eith the help of iPhone and iPad through our monitoring system and could see that it took less than …

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The first calf of the year

Tonight we have the first calf of the year. It was Bloksdal Lavender (Bloksdal Invincible x Bloksdal Dahlia) who got the calf. The calf was born backwards and lay on its back, so we had to have some help to turn it. The calf is after Bloksdal Matador -ET V.B. (Vaillant x Anabelle) and weighed …

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Happy New Year

Bloksdal Charolais would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for the past year. A very special year, which due to COVID-19 did not turn out as we had expected. Despite this, we look forward to the new year and wish everyone a happy new year.Read more about the past year here on …

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The year that went

2021 is fast approaching. Here at Bloksdal, we would like to look back on the year 2020, and come up with a small report on this.2020 was the year where we, due to the worldwide pandemic (COVID-19), did not go to any shows. We had otherwise this year looked forward to participating with more debutants. …

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Satisfied customers

We received this picture shortly before Christmas Eve in a Christmas greeting from Ulla and Kristian, Djursland.They bought Bloksdal Ole (Bloksdal Linux –ET V.B. x Bloksdal Ily) a few years ago. In the letter, they mention i.a. his good temperament as well as his good qualities as a father, including light calving and high growth.If …

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Calf number 400

Today we have calf number 400 born here on the farm. The calf which is a bull calf was born by Bloksdal Liqueur (Vanggaard Daddy -ET x Bloksdal Bailey). She continued to go out on ryegrass and when she got the water calf she came to the stable and gave birth to the calf herself.The …

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Winter update

This weekend we have brought the animals home from the neighbor, so we only have animals walking out on ryegrass at home around the farm.The animals in the field are fed with potato pulp and wrap in hay hedges.

An early Christmas present

This afternoon we got an early Christmas present here on the farm. Anders ’cow Bloksdal Mirabelle -ET (Vaillant x Anabelle) from Elevage Sallé charolais got a calf. She had long been ready to calve, and yesterday the redemption came. She gave birth to a large, lovely heifer calf of 58 kg. The calf was very …

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Purchase of new Charolais semen

This weekend we had a visit from Arne Godthaab Hansen. We had a really nice day, with a lot of good talk about Charolais. In addition to cozy togetherness, we also bought a little different Charolais semen. We therefore plan in the coming season to use the following Charolais bulls, in addition to our folding …

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