Farm Enterprises

Enterprises at Lackham Farm

Dairy

The Home Farm 140 cow Dairy Unit comprises of a 16:16 with direct to line Alfa Laval Milking parlour with Alpro milk meters. Other features include Automatic Cluster Removal, heat recovery unit, direct expansion tank and plate cooler.
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Limousins

This venture has been developed in conjunction with the British Limousin Cattle Society. In 1999 twenty pedigree maiden heifers were donated by the society, these originate from breeders all over the British Isles.
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Beef

30 Limousin X heifers have been served to develop a suckler herd in conjunction with the Pedigree Herd of Limousins producing ¾ cross calves - 14 heifers and 13 bulls.
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Sheep

The College now runs a flock of 240 Mule ewes, 80 Poll Dorset X Mules and 85 Lleyns.
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Cropping

We have rented 101 hectares from a local landowner. This land is only 1 mile from the College and the rotation will be included with Lackham’s own land. In addition a further 285 Ha are rented on a Farm Business Tenancy from Bowden Park Farm.
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