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NSA South West Region farm walk

Date: 24th August 2023

Time: 4pm

Location: Raddy Farm, New Road, Instow, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4LW

NSA South West Region is pleased to invite members and those with an interest in sheep to a farm walk held at Raddy Farm on Thursday 24th August at 4pm.

Courtesy of Christie Farms and Savills.

Farm facts:

  • 440ac of permanent grass, temporary grass, and root crops.
  • Converted to organic status in 2020. 
  • 700 breeding NC Mule ewes with plans to expand to 1000 Using Aberfield SR, Suffolk and Texel rams.
  • Grazing cattle currently clean up excess grass by arrangement with a local dairy farmer for 120 days during summer.
  • Rotational grazing is widely practiced with herbal leys being established along with root crops.
  • Transitioning to outdoor lambing with 200 ewes lambed outdoors for the first time in 2023.

Refreshments will be provided, generously sponsored by Savills.

Please contact Ian May by email or phone to register your interest: or 07913 043234.