For the last 8 or 10 years we haven’t lambed or calved at all because the butchery takes up so much time. We used to lamb about 300 sheep and calve about 70 cows, but with the decrease in stock prices and the time involved it made sense to just buy in stock to fatten. The tides have changed though, and with the prices of stock thriving at the moment, and also because I am back at home to provide an extra pair of hands, we have decided to tentatively get back into breeding!
17 March 2012 | 141 Comments
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There is usually only one person who pays for waste, and that’s the one making it. This is slowly becoming the case in all business and personal situations and on farms it’s pretty clear that if you
17 March 2011 | 1 Comments
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