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Phil Latham: Expanding the herd at home, and pondering the industry's collective vulnerability

January 23, 2015

It is an odd thing to say given this month’s news, but our herd is expanding again as 70 home-reared, pedigree Brown Swiss heifers calved over the Christmas period. Santa brought some kick bars and I am sure the herd manager and his colleagues were delighted with the extra burden of training these young ladies, but they seem to be settling in well.

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My Farming Week

James Gilchrist

My Farming Week: James Gilchrist, East Lothian

23 January 2015

Award: WE recently made the final of the AgriScot and Quality Meat Scotland 2014 Scotch Beef Farm of the Year which was a surprise because my mum had sent in the entry without telling me.

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