Regularly recording average daily liveweight gains (DLWG) has transformed the way a Borders farm markets fed cattle and is helping open up new avenues in selling breeding stock. Beef and arable farmer Robert Neill expects steers and heifers to average a minimum of 1kg daily liveweight gain from birth to slaughter, with bulls finished from 12 months, steers from 14 months and heifers from 18 months. By using an automatic weigh crate system, Mr Neill has steadily improved weight gain […]