Rare breeds will always be unable to compete against modern, commercial animals when it comes to productivity. However, with the potential for lower production costs and the opportunity to supply niche markets at a premium, farmers are finding ways to use these breeds for commercial purposes. A self-confessed newcomer to farming, David Fenton has built up a respectable business with a herd of original population organic Hereford cattle. “I started out 30 years ago with a small amount of land […]