Angus Woods: One reactor, another in-calf – the perils of buying heifers for finishing

We had been TB-free for 10 years – now we're locked up, and we're stuck with a heifer in-calf to an unknown bull

Risks: When buying heifers, it is very much ‘buyer beware’ Photo: Getty

Angus Woods

We always like to get the annual herd test done and dusted in early January before the spring rush.