Our first calf for the new season

We welcomed “Sophie” to Lake Farm this morning. She is a delightful heifer that will (hopefully) become part of our elite breeding herd. She is the first of our “born on the property” elite heifers. Sophie’s mother (Sally)  is a Hereford/Fresian cow that we hand reared.  She is a big framed cow with the most […]

Some interesting growth statistics

We weighted, copper bulleted and B12’ed our young stock today (rising 1Yrs olds). I found the stats very interesting (weight gain per day in kgs, since birth):- Pure Wagyu   0.47kg/day Piedmontese/Wagyu cross .624kg/day Pure Piedmontese  .705kg/day Pure Angus .77kg/day Piedmontese/Angus Cross .932kg/day The Wagyu’s growth is very poor, and I believe this is caused […]

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