Beef cows in housing©Anthea-Kitching
Beef farmers are being advised to focus on feed and fixed-cost efficiency to optimise their farm performance ahead of the decreases in subsidies. Next year, the new basic payment replaces the single farm payment and many beef farmers will see their direct payments fall in the coming years. Key to efficiency is looking at profit an animal place rather than profit an animal, said Jimmy Hyslop, beef specialist at SAC Consulting. “High throughput is the key determinate to the overall […]