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Winners! Red Poll Cattle Society – Eastern Region, Red Poll, small herd competition

Posted by on Nov 28, 2012 in Red Poll | 0 comments

Very exciting news! We have won the Red Poll Cattle Society Eastern Region, Red Poll cattle Society, small herd competition. This was judged in the summer and well done to all the cows for showing themselves off! I was presented with a shield by the president, Mr P Grint, at the annual Red Poll dinner held in Lincoln on the 3rd November...

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November 2012 Farm update

Posted by on Nov 28, 2012 in Farm, Livestock, Red Poll, Sheep | 0 comments

As one farming year closes another starts. One is tempted to review the past and wonder how it might inform the future. I suspect for most the memory of the 2012 farming year will, not for the first time, be the weather. The rams have gone in with the ewes and the whole process starts again. In farming, we are always looking ahead. The cows are all housed apart from the Red Polls who are grazing stubble turnips. Winter routine is in full swing. All cows have been scanned and I am extremely pleased that they are back in calf after an extreme summer. All the ewes are going to be scanned in the...

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