South Wales Lleyn Breeders Club

Officials

Chairman: Dai Hopkins

Secretary: Bethan Vaughan, Llys yr Awel, Tufton, Clarbeston Road, Pembrokeshire SA63 4TL

Telephone: 07870 824585  Email: llysyrawel@hotmail.com

 

 

Open Day Sunday 6th October ‚Äď Jacob Anthony, Cwm Risca, Bridgend

 

This year the Club Open Day is going to visit Jacob Anthony and his parents Peter & Emma. Cwm Risca is a family run hill farm in the Llynfi Valley; The 700 acre farm consists of 1000 Lleyn X Texel breeding ewes, 300 head of cattle and an outside contracting business. The ewes all lamb at the end of March in a mixed indoor/outdoor system. The best 250 females are kept as replacements and tupped as ewe lambs to Charmoise rams with the rest being finished on farm.

Day Plan

Meet at 12.30pm at Cwm Risca for coffee.

 

After an introduction from Jacob with the history of the farm and the current operation we will travel around the farm on trailers for the tour, which will encompass most of the stock.

Directions

 

The postcode for Cwm Risca is CF32 0EH. The farm is off Junction 36 of the M4

 

If you would like to attend please let me know by Tuesday the 1st October. You can let me know by email, phone or text- llysyrawel@hotmail.com, 07870 824585.

 

If you would like a Sunday roast before the visit there is a carvery available at The Fountain Inn, Aberkenfig  Please book on 01656 856173.

 

P.S. There are two World Cup games this day, New Zealand v Namibia at 5.45am and France V Tonga at 8.45am

 

 

 

 

 

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