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Our Farms Farm Walks - September 2024 - Graianfryn

Overview

Cost: Free

As part of a unique series of 15 farm walks, Gerallt and Haf Jones welcome you to the Farming Connect Our Farms Network open day at Graianfryn, to see and hear more about the on-farm trials they are undertaking as part of the network.
 
During the farm walk, expert speakers will demonstrate and discuss the on-farm trials on-going at Graianfryn and the following topics will be covered: 

  • Designing calf housing for optimised health and welfare with farm vet Dyfrig Williams from Wern Vets
  • Beef system review - sharing options for the business and knock on effect on profitability with Trystan Sion, Mabis Amaeth
  • Update on the Welsh Anthelmintic Resistance Status (WARS) project with Eurion Thomas, Techion
  • Discussing the farm’s Carbon footprint audit and the findings of the Welsh Soil Project with carbon specialist, Dr Non Willams, Farming Connect

 About Graianfryn:
 
Located in Llanfachraeth, Anglesey, Graianfryn is a 119-hectare (ha) farm.
 
Grainanfryn is a mixed farm enterprise made up of 300+ beef cross cattle and a flock of 500 North Country Mule ewes which lamb at the end of January. All lambs are sold to slaughter.
 
As part of the Our Farms Network, Graianfryn are focusing on:

  • Calf health during pre-and post-weaning
  • Cattle nutrition from calves to finishing
  • Adopting the use of technology on the farm

There will also be an opportunity to catch-up with industry stakeholders and see demonstrations of various technologies related to the project work on various stalls.
 
Refreshments will be provided following the farm walk.
 
Booking not essential but  encouraged for catering purposes.

Warm welcome to all and we look forward to seeing you at Graianfryn.
 
To book your place for this event, register below or contact Huw Davies : huw.davies@menterabusnes.co.uk / 07896 996 841.
 
*Please ensure that you complete all steps in the process from 1 to 4 in order to complete your booking. You will see a "Thank you" message once all steps have been completed.*

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Dates and venues

10 September 2024, 14:00 - 17:00
Graianfryn, Llanfachraeth, LL65 4DR

Cost: Free

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