Our livestock team combines specialist knowledge and practical experience to provide you with the information and guidance to help you meet the challenges presented by livestock systems in today's industry.

Our unique position within SRUC ensures we can liaise as closely with local consulting offices and SRUC veterinary services, as we do with our research colleagues; we offer integrated, research-backed, independent advice.

We can identify on-farm solutions for more profitable and sustainable livestock production systems using knowledge at local and regional level.

Putting your livestock first

From cattle and sheep production systems to technical and financial benchmarking or grassland management systems and forage crops, our team has a specialist who can help.

Our knowledge and expertise is wide and varied so if you have a particular livestock problem or query, don’t hesitate to get in touch for independent and innovative advice.

Learn more about our services using the link below. 

Our livestock services

Grasslands and GrazeUp

GrazeUP is a market-leading service which combines feed and scenario planning software, FARMAX, with the expertise of our grassland specialists.

It supports livestock enterprises to maximise pasture management for peak productivity and profit, and is suitable for beef, sheep, dairy and deer farmers in Scotland.

Maximise your grassland

Sheep & Beef News

Get all the latest news in the beef and sheep sector looking at results of research, trends reported from vets and livestock specialists and a complete market commentary to get you up to speed.

A source of timely, impartial and trustworthy content, driven to support beef and sheep producers. Our monthly publication of Sheep and Beef News is delivered straight to your letterbox or inbox with an annual subscription.

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Dairy advisory services

Providing technical and financial advice to dairy farmers and taking a whole farm approach to improving the sustainability and profitability of dairy farming system. We support you as you manage, develop, and grow your dairy business.

Services include forage analysis and nutrition, financial management, herd management, nutrient management plans, MilkNET software, dairy costings and carbon audits.

How we can support your dairy

Sheep husbandry

Providing detailed sheep systems reviews and expert independent advice to improve flock productivity and profitability in all aspects of sheep production.

Our expert team will support you as you manage, develop, and grow your flock, in times of rising input costs and volatile stock prices, towards a profitable sustainable future.

How we can support your flock

Video resources to help

We have a range of brilliant videos on our YouTube channel that can help support you on farm.

Catch up on videos of the latest Graze Debates, Lamb Crop webinars or other resources from the livestock team.

Find the right video for you

Want to know more?

Our work

From industry publications to customer case studies and outputs from some of our special projects and research, dive into the detail and see our work for yourself.

Our expertise in action

Our expert teams

Our diverse teams of advisors and specialists cover a lot of ground. Explore our teams to see what skills, support, and specialist solutions we may be able to offer you and your business.

Our teams and services

Find your local office

See where our offices are and get in touch with us today.

What can we do for you?