20 June 2019
Joe Howard will be finishing 260 cattle this summer for the Dovecote Park supply chain. The finishers are a mix of suckler bred Aberdeen Angus and beef crosses from the business’s dairy farm. Historically, Joe has finished his cattle on a 100% forage based diet, however this year, he has implemented a small trial with 30 animals being fed ad lib barley once they had reached 550kg. Joe runs a rotational grazing system and outwinters stock on forage crops.