Farmers Weekly/Harper Adams Beef Focus Farm
Simon Frost, Hopping Farm, Youlgreave, Derbyshire
Spring 2011 born bull calves from high Terminal Index Charolais bulls from Limousin x Holstein-Friesian cows. The calves were weaned in October and intensively finished on 16% CP home mix and good quality big bale silage.
January 8, 2013 Pure Charolais prove performance consistency
SAC trial findings SAC’s Gavin Hill and SAC Bush’s stockman Ken Oman among the pure commercial Charolais herd.
January 8, 2013 50 Years of Charolais
January 8, 2013 Charolais cross cattle worth an extra £125 a head
McIntosh Donald Qboxanalysis: helping farmers to measure, monitor and make more informed decisions
Hundreds of suppliers to one of Scotland’s major processors are reaping the benefits of finishing Charolais cross cattle within the specification and to target weight faster than any other Continental cross cattle. They are also measuring and monitoring their performance against the company’s monitoring programme which in turn is enabling them to make more informed management decisions. Doug Stephen, manager of Crichie Farms and the Watson family, of Darnford are among them.