Andrew and Simon Casswell's Open morning plus a Society trip to Lincoln Castle
30 Jun 2019 10:00 AM

The Society have been kindly invited to visit the Casswell family at their farm on Sunday 30 June:

SUNDAY 10.00am -MEET AT ANDREW AND SIMON CASSWELL’S FARM AT CORRINGHAM- Look at their Easy Care Sheep flock and a talk about fitting a sheep feed crop (like turnips or vetches etc.) into an arable rotation.
Staplegate Farm, Corringham, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 5QW on Sunday 30th June


SUNDAY AFTERNOON- An option to visit Lincoln Castle and uphill Lincoln or further afield to various museums.

Easy Care Sheep Society AGM and Open Day
29 Jun 2019 09:30 AM

By kind permission of James and Rachel Barton

The Easy Care Sheep Society Annual Society Open Day for 2019 & the Society 2019 AGM

will be held at:

Lea Estate Farm off the A156 Lincoln to Gainsborough Road, about 2 miles south of Gainsborough

Society Members are welcome to the Annual Open Day starting at 9.30am followed by the AGM

SATURDAY 9.30am – MEET AT “LEA ESTATE FARM”

Look at James Barton's Easycare flock on the Lea Estate Farm.

Lunch

AGM

SATURDAY 1.30- TRAVEL TO “NIVEK” FARM , 20 MINS AWAY ,near Snitterby - Look at Easy Care ewes cross beltex (briefly in fields round cattle sheds) and BELGIUM BLUE X FREISIAN finishing cattle being fed a straw, concentrate and potato peel diet indoors for Morrison’s supermarket . A talk from a Morrison’s cattle buyer. Then back to the Bentley Hotel for the Society Evening Meal.

Guests wishing to make a weekend of it can book a room at The Bentley Hotel near Lincoln

It is 10 minutes from the A1 on the A46 and on the correct side of Lincoln to get to the AGM and Open Day venue.

The hotel will provide the rooms for 2 nights and an evening meal for up to 50 people approximately on Saturday night.

The cost is £70/night/person for dinner, bed and breakfast for Saturday night and £45/person for bed and breakfast on Friday night.

See below for details of how to contact the hotel and make your own reservations

http://www.bentleyhotellincoln

  • BEFORE 1/5/19- CONFIRMATION OF BOOKING ROOMS. PLEASE BOOK YOUR OWN ROOM IN THE BENTLEY HOTEL 01522-878000 (mention: Easy Care Sheep Society)
  • 15 DOUBLE/TWIN ROOMS PROVISIONALLY BOOKED £45/PERSON/NIGHT (FRIDAY 28 AND 29 JUNE) PLUS £25 FOR DINNER SATURDAY EVENING
  • THE BENTLEY HOTEL IS BESIDE THE A46, ON THE SOUTH-WEST OUTSKIRT OF LINCOLN, 15 MINS FROM A1 (DIRECTIONS TO 3 FARMS TO FOLLOW)

BEST WESTERN PLUS The Bentley Hotel Newark Road, South Hykeham, Lincoln Lincolnshire, LN6 9NH

e-mail: info@bentleyhotellincoln.co.uk

Phone: 01522 878000

The Society have been kindly invited to visit the Casswell family at their farm on Sunday 30 June:

SUNDAY 10.00am -MEET AT ANDREW AND SIMON CASSWELL’S FARM AT CORRINGHAM- Look at their Easy Care Sheep flock and a talk about fitting a sheep feed crop (like turnips or vetches etc.) into an arable rotation.
Staplegate Farm, Corringham, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 5QW on Sunday 30th June


SUNDAY AFTERNOON- An option to visit Lincoln Castle and uphill Lincoln or further afield to various museums.



The Society welcomes members old and new to these events. Also anyone who is interested in Easy Care sheep is most welcome to come along and find out first hand what this low input sheep can do to improve your farming business