Welcome to Montbeliarde UK

A Profitable breed of cattle.

The Montbeliarde Breed – A Profitable Future. The Montbeliarde is a red and white breed of cattle that originated in the east of France in the 19th century, and was officially recognized as a breed in 1889, 115 years ago.

The east of France is a mountainous area with a very continental climate (hot summers and cold winters) , which made it necessary to select for a very hardy type of cow, not only able to produce plenty of milk but also to withstand the difficult conditions.

Today, the Montbeliarde breed is the second largest dairy breed in France as well as in Ireland, in both numbers of animals and in total milk production. It is the only breed that is currently growing in France thanks to its many economical advantages, in fact the breed has seen an increase of 37% in the last 20 years.

A Hardy Breed
Large Milk Yield
Growth in France

Why should you consider the breed?

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Hi Peak Organic Feeds OPEN DAY

28th June 2017

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Hi Peak and the Soil Association invite you to a Farm Walk at:
New Holbeck Farm, Radley Road, Halem, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 8ATAdding Value To Organic Dairy Wednesday, 5 July 2017  
Programme of events 11.00 - Introduction to New Holbeck Farm - Ian Sharman (Organic Dairy Farmer) 11.20 - Market trends in the UK organic dairy sector and beyond - Liz Bowles, Soil Association 11.50 - Advances in crossbreeding for dairy cow performance - Liam Healy, Genus ABS 12.15 - Maximising lifetime performance from the dairy herd - Tom Tolputt, Farm Consultancy Group 12.45 - Innovative Farmers, an introduction - Liz Bowles, Soil Association 13.00 - Lunch (kindly provided by Devenish) 14.00 to 15.30 - Farm Walk and TalkTo register for 'Adding Value to Organic Dairy' Farm Walk, please email Sophie Wilson using the link below
or alternatively, you can call Sophie on 0114 248 0608. Registration is free, but places are limited.
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