– by J. Wright and R. Small (Breedr)
On the 27th of July Breedr attended the British Grassland Society Summer Farm walk in Anglesey in North Wales. A Breedr farmer, Dylan Jones, was hosting part of the farm walk on his farm Castellior. The farm is just over 800 acres and they finish beef cattle (mainly dairy cross) and fatten lambs during the summer. Over the past few years Dylan has been working towards reaching net zero and in a recent carbon audit has almost reached this target. Dylan has been a long term user of Breedr and believes it has really transformed their business. He uses it to closely monitor the performance of his fattening cattle and sheep. Knowing the purchase price and their growth rates provides him with the data to make informed management decisions of when to sell the animals and make sufficient profit. Dylan’s farm in particular is a real exemplar of introducing new management practices to improve welfare and productivity.
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