At Old Hall Farm, near Melton Mowbray, beef finisher Andrew Bowley has reduced finishing time by 90 days and eliminated pneumonia problems by installing fans. The first batch of calves arrived in September 2016 and left the 300-head unit this April. The initial average growth rate across the finishing period was 1.1-1.2kg/day – a figure that has accelerated to an average 1.5kg/day since a pressurised ventilation system was installed. Farm facts 670 acres of arable cropping and 15 acres of […]