Devon sheep farmer 'lends' ewes to promote farming
A Devon sheep farmer has set up a breeding scheme to encourage more would-be farmers into the industry.
Mike Tewson from Ipplepen gives farmers 100 ewes, but rather than paying up to £15,000 for them they will repay him over a four-year period with 50 lambs a year.
The farmers can them keep the remainder of the New Zealand-bred Highlander lambs to increase their own flock.
17 Oct 2013
- From the section Devon