Farmer(s):Gavin and Archie Ballantyne
Farm Size:189 ha
Enterprises:Grassland & cropping details (acres) : 70 ac cereals, 130ac 1st cut silage, 100ac 2nd cut silage & 70ac 3rd cut silage
Ownership:Owned (149 ha) Rented (40ha)
First Meeting:6th August 2013
ML11 9XA55° 40' 28.9488" N, 3° 53' 50.3556" W
Autumn calving herd producing 7000 litres of milk sold per cow annually. Cows housed and grazed making the most of grass when available. Invested in new slurry store in 2013 and additional cattle housing in 2014. Plan to introduce two robots and increase herd to 140 cows in the future.
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