Ian WillisonIan Willison © Jim Varney
Fast finishing is vital to bull profitability for Nottinghamshire farmer Ian Willison, who adapted his intensive system to meet tight market specifications on carcass. He believes feeding young animals when they are at their most efficient is the key to reducing fixed costs on bulls from high growth-index sires. By doing this and using Terminal sire bulls within the top 5% of the breed, he is hitting daily liveweight gains of 1.82kg from weaning to slaughter, to reach 700kg at […]