No Pet Policy at Lilyburn

No Pet Policy at Lilyburn

A no pet policy for Derek Hall of Lilyburn, requires ewes to be well milked and able to rear three lambs where possible in which he relies on the nutrients in his feeding prior to lambing. Running 950 commercial ewes, 90 pedigree ewes – Bluefaced Leicesters and...
Moving with the times at Grangehall

Moving with the times at Grangehall

Investing heavily in the future of their business focusing on productivity, welfare and cow comfort is Euan and Andrew Lawrie of Grangehall Farm, Pettinain. The very much family enterprise is home to 245 pedigree Holstein cows along with 180 youngstock followers, the...
Commercial success for the Malones

Commercial success for the Malones

Craig and Teen Malone are no stranger to the industry when it comes to breeding and turning out commercial cattle! The past few weeks have been hectic for the team, picking up many achievements along the way… Overall Live Champion at Premier Meat Exhibition...
It’s all go at Falla

It’s all go at Falla

Aiming to get prime lambs off farm as quickly as possible is the outcome of Willie Scott based at the upland Farm, Falla, near Jedburgh. Running a mixed beef and sheep enterprise consisting of a 50 suckler cow herd along with 180 Mule ewes, 320 Texel cross Mules, 300...
Good Honest Nutrition is Key

Good Honest Nutrition is Key

They say so much can happen in a year, who would have thought… and no, I am not talking about Covid-19 but rather the beef price! Last April, 6-12month steers were averaging £884.46 through the markets compared to this April (2021), stores were averaging an...