Abattoirs in South Wales

AGrace

New Member
I'm hoping you can help me, I'm doing a bit of research on the meat industry in South Wales and wondered if anyone new what the biggest abbattoir in South Wales was? Hoping to find out a bit more information of the production and consumption of meat in South Wales so any information would be greatly received!

Thanks
 

Still Farming

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
Glamorgan Wales
FMC Bridgend ,Think big one and fore front of its time in Center of Cardiff years ago.
Other smaller private one's Maesteg and Neath way .
Grow eat and sell local and "food miles" was what public want now as all local then but nearly all gone and far away these days?
Progress they call it ????
 

Ukjay

Member
Location
Wales!
I'm hoping you can help me, I'm doing a bit of research on the meat industry in South Wales and wondered if anyone new what the biggest abbattoir in South Wales was? Hoping to find out a bit more information of the production and consumption of meat in South Wales so any information would be greatly received!

Thanks
Real question: are you a Vegan by any chance?
 

AGrace

New Member
Thanks for all your replies! I'm not a vegan, no, I work for a TV Production company and we're hoping making a documentary about the wonderful Welsh meat industry. I do happen to be vegetarian but I'm supportive of the industry, I come in peace!
 

Rejuvenating swards: Which option is best?

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Written by Brian McDonnell

Maintaining grass quality during mid-season grazing is important. Farmers can maintain quality by entering ideal grazing covers of 1,300 – 1,500kg DM/ha, and grazing down to a residual of 4cm every rotation.

If you are now in a situation where cows are not cleaning out paddocks as well as they should be, leading to the development of steamy grass within the sward, here are some options.

Common options for rejuvenating swards include:

  1. Take a silage cut, probably into bales, remove the material and start again with the aftermath...
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