Farmer Gary Yeomans with his goats in the milking parlourGary Yeomans © Richard Stanton
It was good to get the suckler cows out earlier this month, strip-grazing some roots until the grass starts growing sufficiently. Just over 500 goat kids have been born so far, with about 300 male kids sold to be reared for meat. We are considering using a Boer male – a meatier breed – on the lower-yielding goats as this market develops. The last thing we need is surplus females going to start any more goat units. Considering the huge […]