Beef cattle© Debbie James
Rotational grazing is allowing suckler beef farmer Matt House to grow 13t of dry matter (DM) a hectare – nearly twice the national average. By investing £2,000 in fencing and water infrastructure, he has more than doubled stock numbers on the same acreage – from the 1.1 live units (lu)/ha he had been achieving with set-stocking, to 2.5. Next year this will increase to 3 lu/ha. Mr House says he adopted the mindset of a dairy farmer to overhaul the […]