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Whitebred Shorthorn Open Day 2016

Thursday 28th July 2016
Start at Kinnell House, Killin, Perthshire FK21 8RS
The first venue Mr and Mrs Anthony Dowling at Kinnell House demonstrated the advantages of using Whitebred Shorthorn bulls on Welsh Black cows. The buyer for both heifers and bullocks attended to discuss the performance given from the Welsh Black cross.

Welsh Black cows with Whitebred Shorthorn X calves at Kinnell House

Welsh Black cows with Whitebred Shorthorn X calves at Kinnell House

Anthony Dowling (left) with Gavin Hill

Anthony Dowling (left) with Gavin Hill

Moving up the glen, on the neighbouring Estate, there is Welsh Black cross heifers running with a Limousin bull, showing the selection of other breeds the Whitebred Shorthorn can sire to produce the next generation of crossing cows.

Gavin Hill from SRUC kindly attended the open day for discussions and information.

The second location further up the Glenlochay Valley

Tullich Farm, Glenlochay, Killin, Perthshire FK21 8UA
Mr Finlay MacAskill at Tullich Farm, displaying their use of Blue Grey cows to suit the location and enterprise.

Finlay MacAskill

Finlay MacAskill

John Christie event organiser.

John Christie event organiser

The Open Day was kindly sponsored by Starlyne Feeds Ltd and United Auctions

The Scottish Farmer Open Day Report Ensuring a viable future for beef units

 


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