Mawley Kredit Lady was born fit and well at 9pm last night. M.Ric Lady will join the milking cows for the first time, and her calf will join a small group of other calves born this week. Half sister M. Ric Jean, another show heifer for the last 2 years, has been moved up to … More It’s a girl!
Our milk and beef meets the ‘Red Tractor’ standard. For more info on the assured food standards take a look at http://www.redtractor.org.uk/?src=landing
Anyone who watched last years Grand Parade at Burwarton Show may remember a little Holstein heifer kicking her heels as she put on a show of her own by deciding to streak across the ring sans handler. The little miss is Mawley Ric Lady (Red). This was her second outing to Burwarton having been shown … More Show time?
Yes they do! During summer daytime our milking cows graze on pastures that adjoin the Automatic Milking shed, giving them freedom to wonder in and out at will. The young stock and steers/heifers live outside 24/7 while the weather stays dry enough. For welfare reasons all cattle are housed in autumn/winter – after all, who … More Do the cows go outside?
5 Fullwood Merlin Automatic Milking Machines (AMS) milk the cows 24 hours a day. The cows decide when and how often they are milked. High yielding cows may visit them 5 or 6 times within 24 hours, the low yielding cows may only need 1 to 2 visits. And yes, some cows do have a … More Cows with choice
Titch (the dog) and I are working hard in the office this morning. Well ok, he’s actually asleep, while I am trying to get my head around WordPress and blogging! I hope that I can link this to Facebook (somehow!) to give a more real-time feel of life here at Mawleytown, rather than posting pictures … More Trying something new (to me!)
With 3 or 4 calves born every week, there are plenty of opportunities to try and photograph these cuties!