Cattle stand on straw in a shed
Vaccinations, fresh air and creep feeding are central to a Wigan suckler herd’s successes at store sales, where stylish commercial cattle are making £1,200-£2,000 or more at 10 months old. Minimising stress on youngstock at birth, turnout, housing and weaning is pivotal at Landgate Farm, Bryn, where Stuart and Debbie Baldwin use a “belt and braces” approach to prevent respiratory illness in their calves. The approach is rewarding the Baldwins with growth rates of 1.1kg/day in their Limousin-cross blue calves […]