Herefords calf suckling
Frequent weighing and a “dairy mentality” help beef producer Richard Mann achieve a steady cashflow from his pedigree Hereford suckler herd and commercial finishing unit. Mr Mann farms the 300ha Hill Farm, Ufton, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, in partnership with wife Jo and sons Thomas and Peter. The farm switched to an all-beef enterprise in 2006 after the dairy herd was dispersed. The Spinney suckler herd now numbers about 130 cows, of which 80 are pedigree Herefords. See also: Why a growing […]