Beef finishers eating© Jim Varney
Beef nutritionist David Hendy believes the efficient production of finished cattle at lighter weights can still be profitable providing cattle are pushed at a younger age. Although he acknowledges lighter weights mean less income a head, he maintains there should still be a profit a head if cattle are managed correctly. “Finishers should have no concerns about being able to get cattle fit to kill at 400kg deadweight rather than 500kg – it just means they have to be pushed […]