It’s not black and white! Understanding the knowledge requirements of dairy-bred beef calf rearers

It’s not black and white! Understanding the knowledge requirements of dairy-bred beef calf rearers

Emily Bull: It’s not black and white! Understanding the knowledge requirements of dairy-bred beef calf rearers  Follow Emily on Twitter: @Emily__Bull UK livestock systems are complex, they are influenced by many political and social factors as well as biophysical complexities. With increasing pressure to change from NGO campaigns, company commitments to welfare, consumer attitudes and societal license to operate the dairy-bred calf rearing sector sits at the epicentre of these concerns. It currently contributes 60% of the net 0.8 million tonnes of beef produced per year but almost half of prime beef produced in the UK does not meet market