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Glenapp Estate

Farm Name:Glenapp Estate
Farmer(s):Glenapp Estate Co Ltd. Charlie Russell (Estate Factor & Farms Manager) and Arnon Langridge (Dairy Manager)
Farm Size:5250 (estate)
Enterprises:Run as a mixed estate with a mix of countryside pursuits, forestry, property and livestock farming. Currently running dairy, beef and sheep enterprises. Livestock Details: 700 milking cows 300 heifers 300 young stock 300 beef/sucklers 2800 ewes Grassland and Cropping Details (ha): 160 arable 900 intensive grassland 800 semi-permanent grassland 1740 permanent hill/pasture
Ownership:Estate managed in hand
Facilitators:
  • Sharon Lauder (DairyCo)
First Meeting:20th August 2013
Address:
Ballantrae
Girvan
South Ayrshire
KA26 0NY
55° 4' 51.4956" N, 4° 58' 40.5444" W
Contacts:
  • Sharon Lauder, 07876 706 391, sharon.lauder@dairyco.ahdb.org.uk

4th year of dairy conversion currently milking 700 cross bred dairy cows blocked calved 10 Feb – 10 April. Cows intensively grazed from calving through to winter. 90% of enterprise if fed from home grown forage. Cows budgeted to yield 5,000 litres. Heifers all home-grown and reared in house.

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