limford
Cumbrian beef farmers David and Maggie Kelly are benefiting greatly following the creation of the hybrid ‘Limford’ dam, writes Jeremy Hunt. A Cumbria beef herd is using the most cost-efficient breeding traits of imported Hereford genetics to produce a purpose-bred commercial suckler cow out of Limousin dams. The genetic make-up of the cross-bred Limford females, being bred by David and Maggie Kelly, aims to capitalise on the key female traits prioritised by Hereford breeders in America and Australia. “We believe […]