Beef calves© Tim Scrivener
Suckler producers considering creep-feeding calves should do it now rather than wait until weaning to take advantage of good feed conversion rates. Speaking to Farmers Weekly at the Royal Welsh Show, Lachlan Maclachlan, beef and sheep specialist at Mole Valley Farmers, estimated nearly one-quarter of farmers wait until weaning to creep-feed calves. But he warned it was far more efficient to creep calves at a younger age. See also: More news from the Royal Welsh Show “At about 350-400kg the […]