By Kind Permission of John Rixon: Open Day – Lopemede Farm, Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 3SH
Saturday  23rd May 2015 11.00am

PROFITABLE SUCKLER BEEF PRODUCTION

The enterprise ran by John & Family, comprises of two owned farms, Lopemede Farm & Reddings Farm totalling 200 acres (81ha) each and a further 200 (81ha) are rented. Stocked with 210 Simmental Cows. Suffolk X Mule Ewe Lambs are ran for grass management. The business extrudes the maximum benefits of the dual purpose Simmental breed, selling finished bulls directly off the farm and surplus heifers are sold privately for further breeding.

The Open day will include;

  • Farm Tours
  • Stock Judging
  • Guess the Weight
  • Workshop on Animal Health
  • Lunch will be provided

* please notify the British Simmental Cattle Society to confirm your attendance to julie@britishsimmental.co.uk  or 024 76 696513

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