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HAVING TO SELL A DAIRY HERD WHEN YOU DON’T WANT TO

This will be us next year

Click the link to read about the farmer

We weren’t let down by Dairy Farmers of Great Britain like this farmer has been, but all dairy farmers in Britain are finding it nearly impossible to make a living from providing milk.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/agriculture/farming/6958013/The-dairy-farmer-reduced-to-tears.html

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”Every dairy farmer will tell you how he worries about his cows,’’ Mr Rickatson says. ”We British farmers pride ourselves on our high standards: cows need a lot of attention. And you get to know their ways. It sounds silly but in a way I felt as though I had let my cows down. Betrayed them somehow. How would they fit in with another herd?