Producing one calf from each cow every year is a key priority for beef focus farmer Ian Willison, Williamswood Farm, Nottinghamshire. In his autumn-calving herd, Mr Willison on average rears 98.8 calves out of 100 cows put to the bull with a 11.5-week calving period, compared with an AHDB Beef and Lamb average of 90 calves in 14.3 weeks. He says the secrets to successful fertility in his herd lies in attention to detail in all aspects of the system, […]