Tag Archives: Conservation Grazing

Terry Bull

Familiarity breeds contempt, and Terry Bull has a look about him that says he has his eye on me. He will test me before too long. Earlier in the week I followed a vixen through the South Riverside Pasture. I … Continue reading

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Spoilt Marsh Cattle

The marsh herd of fifteen cattle (cows, bullocks and a bull) are grazing the south entrance section and Hillary Road field. They have only been in these compartments for six days and are already pressurising me to let them into … Continue reading

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Terry Bull

Last year we had Billy Bull service the Widen Marsh cows: a strong feisty character and afraid of nothing. The first time I set eyes on Billy Bull he was charging, head down, like a steam train to challenge me … Continue reading

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When You Are A Rare Breed Cow

Life can be so stressful for a rare breed cow at Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve.

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There is still time to OBJECT to the Proposed Development of the Lagoon Field alongside Wilden Marsh

Walking through a sunny Falling Sands Nature Area this morning, I looked up at the new houses along the top of the high Lower Stour Valley bank and realised what a marvellous view some of the residents have of Wilden Marsh. I am thankful that the River … Continue reading

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Conservation Grazing On Wilden Marsh

For many years I’ve watched Wilden Marsh flora growth and dieback cycles with increasing interest. I’ve seen lush green vegetation rise to heights of 3 metres and more, before the desiccating effects of winter sun and wind turn fibrous stalks … Continue reading

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