Grazing pregnant ewes on swedes is proving the cheapest winter feed system at a Welsh upland farm at less than half the cost of feeding silage and concentrates. Rhidian Glyn wintered 880 improved Welsh Mountain ewes and 120 ewe lamb replacements on three different systems at Rhiwgriafol, a Farming Connect Demonstration Farm near Machynlleth: silage and concentrates tack grazing and, for the first time, swedes (see table for more details). See also: Q&A: How to prevent tapeworm from damaging sheep carcasses […]