Torch clients Bryan and Liz Griffiths are opening up their farm gates to welcome the NSA Sheep South West event this month.
Liz and Bryan, who is the first serving NSA Chairman to host the event on his own farm, look forward to welcoming visitors and showcasing the 900-ewe flock of commercial Mules and Suffolk Mules, in addition to beef cattle, run over their 300 acres.
Liz explains: “Our simple production system has allowed us to produce a consistent supply of supermarket specification lambs throughout our 35 years farming at Southcott. We hope this system will be of interest to visitors and our farm a perfect site for the wider NSA team to join us to host this leading event.”
Visitors to this event will be able to enjoy a tour of Bryan and Liz’s farm in addition to a host of seminars, demonstrations, and tradestands.
The wider Torch Farm Vets team will be in attendance this year, in addition to South West Sheep Breeding Services, who will be in a celebratory mood thanks to 2019 being their 30th anniversary year! Not only will Mike, Guto and the team be found enjoying a bite of birthday cake (or two), they will be involved in two seminars during the course of the day.
The first seminar, in conjunction with the Griffiths, entitled ‘Reducing antibiotic use without compromising animal welfare and performance’,addressesexactlythat.Bryan and Liz have done a number of things on