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Striking a balance between producing cattle with sufficient muscularity, while still maintaining natural fleshing ability, is the challenge that underpins the breeding policy of a new Beef Shorthorn herd in Lancashire. See also: Farmers earn a price premium from Beef Shorthorn Tom Richardson, who is establishing the Catterall herd near Garstang, picked the Shorthorn due to its ability to finish off on grass. After quitting milk production 14 years ago, the Richardson family’s 100-acre farm initially switched to rearing and selling […]