Outwintering of youngstock has increased in popularity over the past few seasons. It can offer a range of benefits for farm businesses including reduced wintering costs, a reduction in labour, dilution of fixed costs, animal health, adding fertility to the land and potentially allowing a farm to carry more cattle without the capital investment in infrastructure.
If you’re considering outwintering, or you’re currently doing so and want to share your experiences, join QMS for a special discussion on February 23rd at 7pm. The panel will share what outwintering has been like for them, and there will be plenty of opportunities to get involved in the discussion.
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