Marts report tighter home hogg supplies

Source: http://www.fwi.co.uk/livestock/marts-report-tighter-home-hogg-supplies.htm

Farmers Weekly

Great British weekly SQQ hogg throughput contracted for the first time in 2018 last week, confirming suspicions of tightening supplies in the run-up to Easter. New Zealand’s numbers are also down, with February production and UK shipments back 10,800t (-19% on the year) and 26% respectively, according to AHDB reports. Old season lamb numbers for the week ending 31 March fell 14,667 across Britain, ending 11.1% down on year ago levels. See also: Marts report solid trade…

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When animals are kept in the pasture-based system they are let to graze openly and eat nutritious green grass and other green plants that are easily digested by their bodies. The livestock welfare is greatly increased when they graze on green pasture.

Sustainable livestock raising also helps in minimizing damage to the environment plus the produces such as meat, 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 compared to 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 livestock. This then leads to the animals being given antibiotics which is not great for the livestock.

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

Human Being Health Benefits:

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

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

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