Breeds work well on family farm

Todd Nancarrow with some of his 2019-drop weaners which are sired by Willandra Simmental bulls and out of first-cross females. Photo from Farm Weekly

By Jessica Whyte, Farm Weekly

PINJARRA cattle producers Todd and Tracey Nancarrow run a herd of 160 Friesian cross breeders on their 324-hectare family farm bought 70 years ago in 1949.

“We run first-cross Friesian cows, which I cross with Simmentals to produce milk-fed vealers,” Todd said.

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