Contents tagged with finishing

25 October 2018

With careful management, surplus pure dairy-bred male calves can be a useful option for beef farmers looking to source additional animals to rear and finish. This manual gives an overview of how to produce good quality beef from surplus male dairy calves

19 June 2019

Driving feed efficiency is crucial in all beef growing and finishing systems. This manual explains the different feed requirements of the growing and finishing stages of an animal’s life, providing valuable guidance on rationing for these separate phases

13 June 2019

Around half of all beef in England is a product of the dairy herd. Improving the quality of these cattle can benefit the whole beef supply chain. This manual provides important information for dairy farmers wanting to grow and finish their own calves and beef producers purchasing dairy-bred calves