Wilbert Girvan

Girvan, Wilbert
April 2003
Farmers Weekly;4/4/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 13, p46
Trade Publication
The author farms 960ha (2400 acres) of LFA land in the Scottish Borders of England. He runs 260 pedigree Luing cows, out-wintered on hill land, and 500 Greyface ewes. On the farm there is 36 miles of dykes-drystone walls-with a permanent, single electric wire protecting most of these. A wire on each side of the dyke means a lot of fencing to be checked and maintained every year.


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