Young farmer makes her mark with North of England Mules

North of England Mules have long been the breed of choice for the James family who farm at Roadhead in Cumbria, but it is the next generation whose passion and dedication to the breed is driving the flock forwards

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Draft Swaledale ewes are bought in each year and are put to Blufaced Leicester rams to breed Mules.
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Draft Swaledale ewes are bought in each year and are put to Blufaced Leicester rams to breed Mules.

Born and bred on an upland sheep and dairy farm in Cumbria, farming was not always the plan for 20-year-old Chloe James, from Roadhead, Carlisle, who originally had her sights set on a career in medicine...

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