Cows© Tim Scrivener
Continued tight margins in dairy are driving an increasing interest in cross-breeding in order to produce cows that are more robust. The low milk price means some farmers are moving away from high-producing cows simply because the costs associated with their management are too high, explains Wes Bluhm of Geno UK. “More farmers are looking for hardier, sturdier cows. There are some big issues concerning fertility and longevity that dairy farmers are trying to overcome, but more are realising that […]