Next year, Lopemede Simmentals will reach a milestone, becoming one of the first and largest fully polled Simmental herds in the country. For owners John Rixon and his son Eddie, it is the fruit of eight years of hard labour, sourcing polled genetics from Denmark and slowly progressing their 200-head herd to pure polled. See also: Beef Focus Farm: Secrets to achieving top 1% performance John was first attracted to Europe because of the greater number of quality, polled homozygous […]