Beef cattle in a field© Debbie James
A Welsh organic livestock farm has increased suckler cow numbers by 50% by splitting fields into paddocks and rotationally grazing the herd. Gwyn and Delyth Parry converted their system to organic in 2008 and, in addition to 500 Welsh ewes, they keep a herd of spring-calving black Limousin suckler cows. They aim to finish the offspring off grass by 18 months. See also: Beef farmer adopts dairy mindset to overhaul grazing There had been a set-stocking grazing system in place for […]