A change in farming policy has resulted in a Mid Wales farm business putting its herd of suckler cows up for sale.
The dispersal sale of the 84 in-calf suckler cows owned by F. J. Owens and Co, Llettygynfach, Forden is being organised jointly by auctioneers Halls and MMP at Welshpool market on Friday, February 10 at 11am.
The majority of the cows, the oldest of which were born in 2017, are Blonde D’Aquitaine or Limousin crossbreds. Most of them are in-calf to Limousin bulls, with some carrying Blonde D’Aquitaine calves. The calves are due between March and June.
Two pedigree Limousin bulls will also be included in the auction.
“This is a sound herd of suckler cows and a sale not to be missed by farmers who are looking for suckler replacements,” said James Evans, a director of Halls.
Some of the store cattle from F. J. Owens and Co that will be sold on February 10.