Our farming company Newgap ltd are proud to be accredited producers of "Pasture for life" See more on www.pastureforlife.org
“If it’s beef your after then we can provide the best, healthiest, naturally reared with no grain or Soya fed to the cattle "
Our first Longhorn beef of the 2019 grass growing season will be available on Saturday June 1st
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Native breed English Longhorn cattle are born and reared on our farm.
We have introduced some traditional Herefords to the grazing herd giving us an alternative breed with an ability to "cross" the breeds for beef production which both grow and perform well on grass alone.
The herd based at Coopers Hill, Alvechurch move to many reserves across Worcestershire for Wildlife trusts, National Trust and private bodies throughout the grass growing period.
This is conservation grazing as the project sites are usually SSSI’s (Sites of special scientific interest), SINC’s (sites of importance for Nature conservation) LNR’s, NNR’s (local & national nature reserves) The cattle are on site to assist in management by grazing, nibbling or browsing of scrub, hedges and trees and ultimately this gives the cattle natural trace elements and vitamins, and encourages biodiversity by the introduction of the grazing animal to uproductive non intensive land.
Open Saturday 1st June 2019 9am - 3.30 pm
Withybed Longhorn beef available in our pop up shop.
Collections of Longhorn beef can be made most days by prior appointment.
Newgap ltd the farming company are approved producers with the Pasture Fed Livestock Association. See more here: www.pastureforlife.org
Coopers Farm shop selling "Withybed Traditional Beef" is now accredited as a butchery oulet for 100% grass fed beef.
These cattle are not fed grain or Soya at all during their lives and grow steadily on a diet of grass, Heather, Wood pasture, Fen land Rush and Sedge and receive only Hay or Haylage during the winter months when they need additional feed.
The grazing land on which they grow receives no artificial fertilizers or chemicals.
The cattle are anti-biotic free (only for essential animal welfare we will administer anti biotics under veterinary guidance) and we avoid using Anthelmintics.
As they say "You are what you eat"! The same applies to these animals.
The shop is only open when we have Beef available.
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