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Celebrating over 100 years of Black & White breeding  
 
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MANAGEMENT

Under the day to day, watchful eye of James Telfer and wife Maureen, with help from sons Andrew and Calum and calf feeding by James Snr, the herd is commercially run

Interesting statistics include;

  • 220 cows & 280 followers
  • 2010 Averages-  149 cows average 9581 kg at 3.72% BF and 3.20 % Protein
  • 300 North Country Cheviot Sheep
  • 870 acres
  • Herd vaccinated for BVD, Lepto, IBR & Bluetongue
  • Closed herd
  • No Johnes cases
  • NOW 12 EX & 56 VG, many animals yet to score
  • Bulls are selected for type, longevity and reliability. We are currently using Pelee and Struik among others
  • Ration includes grass silage, whole crop wheat, Supergrains, Intermix meal and Challenger both 18% from BOCM Pauls

HIGH BRANCHAL, BRIDGE OF WEIR, RENFREWSHIRE, SCOTLAND, PA11 3SL

TELEPHONE- JAMES & MAUREEN TELFER ON 01505 872438

email- maureentelfer@btinternet.com

 

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Milking is through a Westfalia 24/24 parlour installed in 2007

 
 

 

branchal youngstock

A new shed at High Branchal enables 110 heifers to be cubicle housed through serving and prior to calving

 

 
 

       
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