Beef

  • BEEF - Content Cattle Achieving Quicker Finishing Weights

    25 Jan 2017

    Harvest is now a distant memory for David Tanner from Loddington Grange Farm, Northamptonshire, and now the focus is on utilising the home grown cereals in a ration for his 400 finishing cattle. David, who farms in partnership with father Malcolm, buys store cattle all year round from store sales and a private buyer. “We are not fussy when it comes to breeds and have a variety of continental a...

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  • BEEF - Preparing Your Cattle for Winter

    25 Jan 2017

    Winter is just round the corner and with this means a change to your cattle’s diet as they are brought inside. Improving farm efficiency by adding value to home produced cereals for the use in both growing and finishing rations should be considered as part of your feeding regime for the winter ahead. This October issue of the Harbro Beef Update comes at a time when the monetary value of cerea...

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  • BEEF - Adding value to Homegrown Grain for Homebred Cattle

    1 Oct 2016

    Farmers are continuously looking for ways to improve livestock systems; a simple but effective approach is benefiting Iain and June Robertson from Lower Inchcorsie, Rothiemay, by allowing them to finish the progeny from their 70 head of suckler cows with greater ease and efficiency, making better use of home grown cereals. Around 60 acres of barley is sown each year on the 300 acre unit. Harve...

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