TITLE

Cattle weights are proving tricky

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Olivia
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/9/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 10, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on several issues related to cattle trade according to farmer Martin Howlett of Cornwall, England. Howlett stated that the rapid fattening of cattle due to mild winter weather allowed him to sell them quickly. It cites that keeping cattle longer and missing the ideal grading specification cost the farmer 25-50 pence per kilogram in abattoir penalties. Howlett expressed concern about lack of government action on bovine tuberculosis.
ACCESSION #
24843280

 

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