Domesday Revisited - 1986

1986FARMING

 IN OUR 12KM BLOCK WE HAVE THREE FARMS.
 ON MISS COGGAN'S FARM WHERE MR COGGAN 
 WORKS THERE ARE 104 CATTLE WHICH ARE  
 MAINLY HEREFORDS, CHAROLLAIS AND      
 FRIESIAN CROSS.  THIS FARM HAS 118    
 ACRES OF JUST GRASS WHICH IS USED FOR 
 HAY AND FOR GRAZING FOR THE CATTLE.   
 THE SECOND FARM WE HAVE IN OUR BLOCK  
 IS OWNED BY THE EARL OF CHICHISTER.   
 IT HAS 1800 ACRES OF WHICH 1200 ACRES 
 ARE CORN AND 600 ACRES GRASS.  THE    
 CORN GROWN IS BARLEY,SPRING BARLEY AND
 WINTER WHEAT.  THE THIRD FARM WE HAVE 
 IN OUR BLOCK IS OWNED BY WLTS COUTNY  
 COUNCIL.  MR FEARN WORKS ON THIS FARM.
 THE FARM COMPRISES APPROXIMATELY 125  
 ACRES OF WHICH 10 ACRES ARE USED FOR  
 MAIZE AND THE REST FOR GRASS FOR      
 GRAZING.  THIS FARM IS A DAIRY FARM.  
 EVERY DAY AT ABOUT 6 AM AND 4 PM, MR  
 FEARN GOES AND MILKS THE 50 COWS.     
 MOST OF THE COWS ARE FRIESIANS.
       

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