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Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Clyde is saved from "The Ring"
« on: February 14, 2015, 07:40:11 pm »
Absolutely delighted that Clyde has been sold to a breeding herd. When he's weaned in October, he'll be heading off to Wales. So his Sunday tomorrow will be far, far better than it could have been  :thumbsup:

bigchicken

  • Joined Nov 2008
  • Fife Scotland
Re: Clyde is saved from "The Ring"
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2015, 08:08:43 pm »
Yes result for Clyde,
Shetland sheep, Castlemilk Moorits sheep, Hebridean sheep, Scots Grey Bantams, Scots Dumpy Bantams. Shetland Ducks.

SallyintNorth

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
Re: Clyde is saved from "The Ring"
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2015, 09:02:00 am »
Great news  :thumbsup: ;D
Don't listen to the money men - they know the price of everything and the value of nothing

Live in a cohousing community with small farm for our own use.  Dairy cow, beef cattle, pigs, sheep for meat and fleece, ducks and hens for eggs, veg and fruit growing

Factotum

  • Joined Jun 2012
Re: Clyde is saved from "The Ring"
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2015, 09:15:35 am »
That is good news - always great if a bull calf with potential can be kept whole.

I always feel a bit guilty when the rings go on the little chaps - seems a shame, but can't keep all of them entire.

Perhaps other Shetland breeders should try the 'time-limited' offer for their good bull calves - might make life a litte simpler.

Sue.


 

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