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How 3,500-head beef unit averages 1.5kg gain a day

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Kepak Farm, located in Dunboyne, finishes 3,500 cattle a year, with cattle supplied direct to the nearby Kepak factory in Clonee.Owned by the Kepak Group, it claims to be one of Ireland’s most efficient finishing units, with average daily liveweight gains hitting 1.5kg a head a day.

We visited the unit as part of an Alltech press tour to find out how robust animal health and sourcing protocols alongside good nutrition and data recording is helping them to realise exceptional performance.

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