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Gareth Roberts – Bardsey

Gareth Roberts – Bardsey

Improving flock output and making more from existing resources are the future for Gareth and Meriel Roberts who farm 360 Welsh hill ewes on rough grazing on Bardsey Island. And they say the strategy is succeeding.  “We aren’t searching for a quick fix; rather we...

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Tim and Dot Tyne – Ty’n Mynydd

Tim and Dot Tyne – Ty’n Mynydd

“Improving flock output, making more from our own resources and subsequently enhancing the unit’s sustainability are our key objectives,” says Tim Tyne, a founding member of the producer group which to date has attracted 12 members. “We’re focused on increasing...

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Rhodri Lloyd-Williams – Moelgolomen

Rhodri Lloyd-Williams – Moelgolomen

“Improving flock output, making more from our own resources and subsequently enhancing the unit’s sustainability are our key objectives,” says Rhodri Lloyd-Williams who together with his father, Simon are amongst the first 12 producers to join HCC’s Hill Ram Scheme...

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Glyn Williams – Cae Poeth

Glyn Williams – Cae Poeth

Sheep will continue to remain the lifeblood of the Welsh mountains but only with native hill genetics that are efficient and sustainable - those able to thrive in the harsh environment, says Glyn Williams who farms hardy Meirionnydd type Welsh Mountain ewes - his own...

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Garry Williams  – Blaencennen

Garry Williams – Blaencennen

Efficiency will become the number one priority for Welsh sheep farmers during the future support transition period, says Garry Williams who farms a 700-ewe improved Welsh Mountain flock in the heart of the Black Mountains. “Farm policy continues to remain uncertain,...

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