North Yorkshire, Yorkshire Dales & Vale of York
Day 1 Craven Grassland Society. Winners from the last 3 years Forage Competitions.
Leaving promptly 7.30am from Reaseheath travelling with Bostocks Coaches
David Newbould. Slack Farm, Settle Road, Newsholme. 200 cows. 11,000 L/cow. Impressive new set up with 3 Lely Robots. 50” rainfall, 3 Silage Cuts, Alkalage. Winner 2013
Flasby Estates. (Dan Hayes). Moorside Farm Flasby. 300 Organic Dairy Holstein X Shorthorn, followers & Organic Angus X beef. Clover/Grass Lucerne new in 2014, Oats & Wheat,
Farming 370-1300 ft Winner 2015
Andrew Ayrton , Bower House Farm Eastby Skipton
Duke of Devonshire tenant. 200 cows, High Rainfall area 50 “ +, 8500 litres Holstein.
Genus RMS. Grass Silages & Wholecrop. Winner 2014
Overnight stop in the 3 ***RIPON SPA HOTEL. RIPON is a historic Cathedral City on the River Ure (Wensleydale’s river) famous for the Hornblower at the Obelisk 9pm each night!!!
Dinner B & B
Day 2 Vale of York & drive home through Wensleydale
Sean Nicholson. Castiles Farm, Grantley, Ripon
Recently built New Parlour, Autumn calving Holsteins crossing NZ H/F last 3 years. Recently joined a grazing group & begun to measure grass. Planning for extended grazing season.
Angus & Sue Gaudie. Stamfrey Farm, West Rounton, Northallerton
150 cows Organic Twin Calving Blocks, Processing own Cream & Yoghurt. H/f & Kiwi X.
7200 L/cow. High Milk from forages. White & Red Clover used extensively.
Member of the Yorkshire Plonkers
Ian Carlisle. Thornton Lodge Farm, Finghall, Leyburn.
300 cows H/F & KiwiX, Autumn Block Challenges include fertility improvement as recently phasing in more grazing. Grazing group member. A farm in the middle of alot of changes.
Drive home via Wensleydale, Hawes & Ribblehead viaduct. Evening meal on route.
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