Through this regular feature, we have followed the experience of Fred and Janet Powell and their family with their first flock of free range in Llandridnod Wells, in mid-Wales.
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Martin Lawrence of Meadowside Free Range Eggs Ltd, shows how embracing technology on his farm in mid-Wales has helped him deliver gains in productivity and improved conditions for his flock.
In part three of our series, Flock Focus, we re-join Fred Powell and his family with their first flock in Mid Wales. Our last visit to Fred’s farm saw egg production underway, with 32,000 pullets reared by Humphrey Feed & Pullets in his new multi-tier Big Dutchman shed. The birds are now 51 weeks of age, and production is excellent.
In part two of our series, Flock Focus, we re-join the Powell family in their first year of egg production, with the birds now in lay at their new free range set up in Mid Wales.
A move away from broiler production to pullet rearing is paying off for one Somerset farming family. Poultry World reports from Jonathan Hebditch’s farm at Martock. Read how this family are now fully into Pullet production. Original article by Tony McDougal, Freelance Journalist, Poultry World
In our new series, we follow the progress of Welsh farmers Fred & Janet Powell over the course of 2017 as they and their family undertake a new venture - becoming free range egg producers.