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Overcoming grazing challenges with Breedr

June 8, 2021

Regular weighing of cattle, even when out on grass, can help pick up issues before they present visually. We’ve found that profit from our top 20% of store cattle is wiped out by the losses on the bottom 10%! Being able to quickly identify animals that aren’t performing and bringing corrective action therefore makes financial sense and is well worth the time and investment in weighing.

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The Farming Investment Fund 2021-2022

November 29, 2021

The Farming Equipment and Technology Fund is the new way that DEFRA is providing small productivity grants to farmers. Essentially this grant is based on…

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ScotEID for cattle movements! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

September 22, 2021

From the 4th October 2021, all cattle births, deaths and movements in Scotland will require to be reported to ScotEID, rather than the CTS system…

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Why weighing this month could be the best thing you do all year!

September 3, 2021

Last year we encouraged many of Breedr farmers to weigh their cattle in the Autumn. Rob Haliday was already weighing his but found that by…

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Worried about the ScotEID switch over?

August 3, 2021

You might have heard that news that the Cattle Tracing System (CTS) which currently records all cattle births, deaths and movements in the UK is…

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Cumbrian Farmer embraces future of cattle trading: Dan Hutton

June 1, 2021

A Cumbrian beef farmer has embraced the future of cattle trading, having swapped traditional marketing for technology and data-backed trading.    Dan Hutton, who keeps 150 cattle at Church View Farm in Brampton, has…

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Data is key for store cattle success: Tom Samuel

June 1, 2021

When growing store cattle, weights are everything, and trading animals on that data gives both buyers and sellers certainty, as one producer in Devon has…

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Beef producer boosts sale prices with free app: Lois Black

June 1, 2021

A Scottish beef producer has been tackling inefficiencies in her business and selling her cattle at higher prices using a free precision livestock app.  Lois…

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Is our Hungry Gap turning straight into Summer Drought?

April 29, 2021

Typically April is known as the Hungry Gap, the month where it is dry enough to get cattle out but not warm enough for grass…

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Weigh to Win Champions Announced!

April 28, 2021

It’s the news you’ve all been revved-up for! A HUGE congratulations to everyone who took part in our Weigh to Win competition between…

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