We purchase all types of Cattle predominately from the West Country and South Wales. The majority of Cattle are sourced on a deadweight basis, our Farmer suppliers deliver Cattle on their own transport or by ABM approved hauliers.
When requested our buyers are pleased to visit Farms to set up new relationships with Farmers and if required assist with any information on feeding, livestock weights/grades. All our stock is purchased following the Euro grid system and Euro dressing specification.
We predominately purchase Farm Assured Livestock, if you require further information on the Farm Assured Standard please visit http://assurance.redtractor.org.uk
For any cattle to qualify for West Country Beef PGI status it must be from stock born, raised and reared within Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Dorset or Wiltshire and fed a minimum of 70% forage based diet.
If you are going to be supplying us with West Country Cattle in order for us to verify this we require you to complete a West Country Beef Declaration Form, please find link to the form below. Once you have completed this form please send this with the delivery as well as all other relevant forms and passports. This allows the Lairage Office to check all cattle prior to booking onto our system.
If you require any further explanation or help in completing this form then please do not hesitate in contacting Geoff Carpenter or Gosia Fudge in the Livestock Department on 0117 932 2725.
Please click on your county to find a buyer or contact for your area. Our buyers will be pleased to arrange an appointment to visit you at your convenience.