welsh sheep
Welsh Mules are the breed of choice for the host of Welsh Sheep 2015 thanks to their big lamb crops and fast growth rates. Uncertainty persists over future direct payments in Wales, but a Welsh livestock farmer is making radical changes to shore up his business against subsidy cuts. Geraint Powell has abandoned organic production, switched suckler breed and invested more than £2m in an on-farm anaerobic digestion plant. But continuity is key in one aspect of his system. The […]