Female trade lifts at Dolgellau Welsh Black sale

Source: http://www.fwi.co.uk/livestock/female-trade-lifts-dolgellau-welsh-black-sale.htm

Farmers Weekly

Strong demand for Welsh Black females strengthened averages at Dolgellau last week (9 January), although headlines were taken by Hafodesgob bulls at 11,800gns and 9,000gns. Yearling heifers were 379gns dearer and 10 maiden heifers were up 92gns. Bulls, however, were a more mixed picture, with yearling bulls up 961gns and older bulls back around 1,800gns. Hitting 11,800gns from Mrs Gwenfair Jones and Sons, Bala, was November-2016-born Hafodesgob Edward 19, which was knock…

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Sustainable livestock raising also helps in reducing damage to the environment plus the produces such as pork, eggs and milk is more nutritious and taste better than food from factory farms.

Livestock Health Benefits:

Livestock that are raised in limited factory farms have less quality life than those raised on pasture. Livestock when raised on pasture can move around and live a natural life where else in factory facilities the livestock are all crowded in confined facilities. These facilities have no sunshine or fresh air allowing bacteria to develope and affect the animals. This then leads to the livestock being given antibiotics which is not best for the livestock.

Since a whole lot of livestock eat grass, grazing them on pasture has a lot of benefits. Some of the benefits will be the animals are able to produce saliva which is great for neutralizing acids that is in their gastrointestinal system. Seeing that grain fed livestock produce less saliva they frequently suffer from dehydration, intestine harm and even death.

Human Being Health Benefits:

Livestock raised on pasture produce more nutritious eggs, beef, milk which is good for consumers then livestock raised on grains. Adding to that, pasture raised foods have a much healthier balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fats than your conventional foods. Their vitamin levels are greater as well.

It’s no question that sustainable livestock farming is the way to go if you need to be a successful livestock farmer. The livestock are raised in a healthy way and the produce is healthy for us human beings.

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