Flocks and Herds
Rhydian Thomas is the current European Young Shepherd of the Year and member of the National Sheep Association’s (NSA) Young Ambassador Group. Together with his father, he has made some interesting management changes to his farm over the last few years.
The 83-ewe Whitehead flock owned by Robert and Kay Vincent at Trelech, Carmarthenshire, has claimed the Hampshire Down Sheep Breeders Association’s top flock award for breed type and overall conformation.
HOLSTEIN UK’s premier pedigree herd for 2013 is Bill Nadin and Yasmin Bradbury’s Sterndale and Peak herd from Earl Sterndale near Buxton in Derbyshire.