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Polled Charolais May Have the Answers
27-02-2012

Polled cattle could be the future of the Charolais breed according to Steve Nesbitt, whose family’s Alwent herd goes back more than three decades.

 

Steve Nesbitt with some of his Alwent herd
Steve Nesbitt

Not only do naturally polled cattle negate the health, welfare and labour issues of de-horning cattle but cattle carrying the homozygous polled gene generally are lighter boned and easier to calve.

 

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