Yesterday the 3 Chefs from the Farriers Arms came to choose their next beef animal. They chose a well covered Aberdeen Angus cross South Devon heifer, as they want marbled meat. We could not photograph this animal yesterday but will take a picture of her before she goes to Anglo Dutch Meats at Charing in [...]
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This is a busy time of year for livestock farmers, and for arable farmers too. All tasks have to be fitted in around the weather and it feels as if we have had the winter’s rainfall arrive over the course of the last week. However we are rather glad we are not farming in Scotland as they [...]
The beef and lamb feedback has been amazing and very gratifying to receive. It is so much more rewarding to sell meat locally and actually hear what the customers think than to sell tons and tons of grain which you are not complimented on and often there can even be niggles over the quality. The majority of the [...]
Today is our first beef day at HP. Our first Horton Park organic Aberdeen Angus beef will be delivered this morning to a local restaurant and pub. The beef has been hung for 28 days and will be absolutely delicious Rock Salt in Folkestone were first to order a side of beef (half an animal) [...]
Last week, before the snow we scanned the ewes to see how many lambs they are carrying. We are expecting some triplets, a good many twins and quite a few singles. This is normal considering our flock is made up of 50% young first time sheep known as shearlings and 50% much older sheep. The huge variety [...]