Williams Farm Visit

It was back in April when I spoke to Rosie from Mole Avon to arrange the food and discuss the best way forward for the Open Day at the Williams farm at Axminster. I knew it would be a good event, having seen the new green field dairy unit being built, and with all the extensive work being carried out underground. Visiting again in February this year when all the work was complete, in addition to the four Lely milking robots, there were other robots working on the unit doing jobs like pushing in the silage and scraping down the slats...

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Robin’s Travels…

Why is it when I put pen to paper one of the livestock sectors seems to plummet in price? Last time it was beef and sadly they have continued to fall. Can I say hopefully that they have reached the bottom? This time it is the lamb prices, last week £4.15kg/dw. This week £3.70 By the time you read this article it could well be different again. Maybe it will allow purchase of store lambs at a favourable price...

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