Breeding livestock fit for the environment

There is a cost associated with producing high milk yields from energy intensive feeds; not least a reliance on external inputs. Cows, as ruminants, naturally evolved to process low-energy inputs (e.g. grasses and herbs). With this in mind we sought a breed that can efficiently convert our low-input home grown forage.


Theme: animal husbandry
Published: 26th January 2016
Author: Richard Smith