Bladnoch 'Belted Galloway Cattle' Label 19 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky Lowlands, Scotland. In wet years they will want less stock on the land. Furthermore, if the land is wet, heavy and peaty it will carry more fluke so be prepared to alter your fluking programme. In summary, both parts (nature and cattle) benefit from conservation grazing. Several members of our herd have distinguished lineages that are well documented. When I first started grazing High Leys I was not sure what I was getting into, but in time I learnt and adapted. The majority of our Belties are registered with the Belted Galloway Society. Clints Quarry belongs to the Cumbria Wildlife Trust and it is an old Limestone Quarry. The fence around this area is only one wire electric fence, with every 100 meters wooden posts and between this, small metal posts. Normally the grazing period finish at end  of october and the cattle went to their dry winter feeding place (not far from our home). The area of this conservation land is about 5 hectares, some parts are very wet and nearly half is a mixture of dry and wet land. Standard delivery 1 weekNo minimum order. The farm staff is an effective and hardworking unit, and the efforts of our farm hands gives our animals a clean and easy life worthy of the Sagewerk name. © COPYRIGHT 2012 - 2018 | AVADA THEME BY. We are establishing pilot herds of extensive beef cattle on our arable farms in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia using primarily Belted Galloway, Galloway and Aberdeen Angus with the aim of utilising the large areas available of low cost grazing for the quality  end  of the Russian and central European markets. Growth rates and carcass weights are lower despite being kept on similar grazing, We have found the Galloways to be better thrivers on a hard hill probably because many Belted Galloway  herds are now kept on softer going and do not shift as well. It is very fascinating to see how small animal wildlife came back by grazing this area, at the beginning there were no pheasants, no rabbits, no partridges or other animals around. But this job could only done by Galloways (or Highlands) and the Belted Galloway does it as well as the Galloway. They are naturally polled, that means they usually have no horns. The Belted Galloways are not such good cattle as the Galloways. Benchmarking financial and physical performance allows us to assess our strengths and weaknesses, allowing us to make the correct decisions for the future, and ultimately increasing profitability. Wine-Searcher's historical data and benchmark analysis provides trustworthy and valuable insights into likely market trends. The Beanley Galloway and Belted Galloway herd was established in 2006 following a decision to sell our conventional suckler herd in favour of a lower input system. The most visible characteristics of the breed is their long hair coat and the broad white belt that completely encircles their body. Check with the merchant for stock availability. Now 30% of previous costs. Our dogs have also been given a clean bill of health and are fully vaccinated. The rules of conservation grazing are that only 1.5 animals, above 2 years old per hectare, are allowed. But the advantage of the Beltie is, that you can clearly see them from far afield and they gave the landscape colourful points by their appearence. SC028218, site by Creative Station in partnership with Carol Carr PR, Considerable reduction in labour and power requirements. Safety is essential for your animals. For our belties, we have (4) 25acre pastures for rotational grazing which includes a centralized well which supplies water troughs for each pasture, (4) Safety areas, (2) hay barns, 2 ponds, and of course plenty of Max Q fescue grass. Historians writings differ somewhat, but upon three points they generally agree regarding the origin of the Galloway/Belted Galloway.