Upcoming Farm Walk

Dairy Farm Visits - Tuesday 6th August 2019

The British Cattle Breeders Club will visit two Shropshire dairy Farms on Tuesday 6th August 2019.   

The first visit is by kind permission of Neale Sadler of Bridge Farm, Edstaton, Wem.  Neale farms 210 acres growing a variety of crops including maize, lucerne, wheat and oats all of which are used to feed the dairy herd.  Currently milking 75 cows producing a2 milk through a Lely A3 robot.  

The second visit is by kind permission of Steve and Ruth Ashley of Meadow Bank Farm, Cantlop, Shrewsbury.  Steve and Ruth farm just over 400 acres, growing maize and wholecrop winter wheat.  They run a closed herd of 130 Holstein Friesian's milked through 2 Lely A4 Astronauts.

Everyone is welcome, the visits are free of charge.  Please  Book your ticket here or contact the secretary Heidi Bradbury on 07966 032079 or heidi.bradbury@cattlebreeders.org.uk   

Lunch will be provided kindly sponsored by Lely.  Please book your place by Tuesday 30th July.

Both farm visits are likely to be on foot and mainly around the yards and fields adjacent to the farm, it is essential that footwear suitable for thorough cleaning and disinfection is worn.