Cambridgeshire beef farmer Dan Burling says estimated breeding values (EBVs) have directly contributed to lifting his herd profitability by more than £360 a cow a year. Mr Burling switched from 70 Saler-cross cows to Stabilisers in 2007 in favour of their easy management capabilities. “It was the completely wrong cow type for the system and maintenance costs were too high,” explains Mr Burling. “It became obvious to me the biggest impacts on profit were going to be the number of […]