A shepherds dream
Alpacas have been used as successful fox deterrents on farms around the world for many years.
Stability returns after difficult summer
Looking back at 2014 we have had a difficult trading year particularly in the cattle ring where following the exceptional high prices of 2013, 2014 saw prices fall and many producers losing confidence in finishing cattle.
Ex Young Farmers make their name
The one hundred and forty fourth Ashford Cattle show was well attended with 385 lambs, 105 cattle, 34 pigs and 84 carcasses followed by 40 poultry exhibited
Subsidised barren ewe test now avaliable
With sheep scanning well underway shepherds with a flock barren rate greater than two percent can now ask their vet for a subsidised blood test to establish whether the cause of the problem is toxoplasmosis.