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    Default Sheep farmers should rear beef

    Says Defra secretary with no background in farming

    Sheep farmers 'can rear beef' in no-deal Brexit – Eustice - Farmers Weekly

    Defra secretary George Eustice is under fire after suggesting UK sheep and dairy producers could easily adapt to a no-deal Brexit.
    Maybe fisherpeople can start rearing cattle as well?

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    fisherpeople, nice touch.
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    Vetran 'rear's beef' most weekends where lockdown allows.
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    I can see that putting cattle on a hill farm will work wonders.

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    I saw that story too. I think he's missing the obvious that the type of land sheep are reared on is not always suitable for cattle. I've lived in the countryside for 5 years now ..... I'm an expert*














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    Quote Originally Posted by Whorty View Post
    I saw that story too. I think he's missing the obvious that the type of land sheep are reared on is not always suitable for cattle. I've lived in the countryside for 5 years now ..... I'm an expert*

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    I was going to say something similar, I do remember this from my school days that cattle and sheep do not graze the same hence why there are sheep on the Welsh hills etc etc. I am surprised at DEFRA being so ill informed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by _V_ View Post
    fisherpeople, nice touch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by _V_ View Post
    fisherpeople, nice touch.
    I thought that was our resident angry racist taking the piss, but it's actually a real BBC word.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladymuck View Post
    I can see that putting cattle on a hill farm will work wonders.
    They can't go downhill (or is that a myth?)
    His heart is in the right place - shame we can't say the same about his brain...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    They can't go downhill (or is that a myth?)
    They can but due to the way their necks are set up, it's harder work for them and they have to go slower

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    How to Scare Cows Away if You're Being Charged by a Herd - SkyAboveUs - Outdoors
    Are Cows Really Unable to Walk Down Stairs? | Britannica

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