Sheep Farmers Gathering: Exploring Approaches to Grazing

Date : 22nd February 2024 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue : Plaw Hatch Farm Plawhatch Lane Sharpthorne RH19 4JL

Join Pasture for Life and farmers Gala and Lynnie to explore a range of approaches to managing and grazing sheep and holistic approaches to flock welfare.

This event is part of the South East Pasture & Profit Programme. PfL members and project farmers from the South East are welcome to attend.

Join Gala Bailey Barker and Lynnie Hutchison at Plaw Hatch Farm for a morning of all things sheep.

Gala has been using electric fencing with the Plaw Hatch flock for 7 years, and she will share the challenges and benefits of adopting adaptive multi paddock grazing , using rappa fencing with a quad and by hand, and how she approached implementing a new system.

Lynnie has 170 breeding ewes on her organic farm and is an advocate for holistic sheep management using a range of homeopathic and herbal medicines to treat common ailments and support pregnancy and lambing. She has past experience of setting up and managing conservation grazing on a wide variety of sites using a range of fencing systems and continues to use electric fence as well as permanent fencing to graze in a variety of ways.

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