crimped grain© Ann Hardy
Crimping rather rolling cereal has helped Gloucestershire beef producer Duncan Fairbairn cut ration costs by changing the way he feeds finished cattle.  Mr Fairbairn had been growing and drying grain at New Meadow Farm in Winchcombe for his beef rearing and finishing business for many years, but was beginning to question whether the costs and hassle involved were worthwhile. Finding the right window for cereal harvest at the ideal 14-15% moisture was an age-old challenge and using a specialist mobile […]