• Traditional grazing breed achieves increased performance using modern approach

    26 Jun 2020

    Vice President of the Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society, Charles Horton runs his 100 cow Shorthorn Hannington pedigree herd at Nell farm in Gloucestershire. A split site, the arable operation comprising of 3,000 acres is run at Poulton Fields with the livestock kept at Nell Farm. Charles keeps 600 ewes and 100 Pedigree Beef Shorthorn cows, all of which are finished under the Morrisons Shorthorn S...

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  • Options for harvest

    17 Jun 2020

    By Alistair Stewart, Harbro Beef and Sheep specialist The prediction is there will be plenty of feed barley this harvest and it will be discounted. This is firstly due to the wet autumn which reduced winter wheat sowing, resulting in an increased area of spring barley being drilled. More recently, COVID-19 has forced closures of distilleries and the subsequent drop in demand for malting barley...

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