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Should I change farming type to be more profitable? Beef to dairy, sheep with cows?

sheep, beef, equipment

As a farmer it can be tempting to think the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. You see your peers doing things differently – different livestock, meat over dairy, or diversifying their income and mixing it up. Although it may seem a desirable option for your business, there may be situational…

Taking stock – is bigger better? – Second in the series

While there is a drive to become ever more efficient in all types of agriculture, there becomes a point where bigger is not necessarily better. Whether it be livestock or arable, sheep, cattle or pigs, getting the right level of stock and equipment for your own business can make a big difference. Getting the “goldilocks…

Taking stock – is bigger better? – Second in the series

While there is a drive to become ever more efficient in all types of agriculture, there becomes a point where bigger is not necessarily better. Whether it be livestock or arable, sheep, cattle or pigs, getting the right level of stock and equipment for your own business can make a big difference. Getting the “goldilocks…