Host Farms Profiles

To bring C2C to life, we are working with 12 host farms across the UK who are tracking 10 calves from birth through to calving into the dairy herd 24 months later, monitoring nutrition, health, management and most importantly growth.

We are running a series of open meetings on these farms throughout the year where you can learn about progress of the heifers, understand what benefits host farmers have seen so far as well as hearing from AHDB Dairy’s experts on relevant topics. We’re also holding C2C lite meetings in areas less populated by dairy farmers covering similar content around best practice heifer rearing.

Host farms
Details on each host farm will be coming over the next few weeks 

Group 1: Autumn/All Year Round calving 

North East England:  Roger and Tom Hildreth, Cerlew Farm, Yorkshire

North East England:  White House Farm, Northallerton 

Midlands:  John Sigley, Park House Farm, Staffordshire


South West England:  Peter Hunt, Blackmarsh Farm, Dorset 

South West England:  The Creed Family, Knapp Farm, Somerset 

Group 2: Spring/All Year Round calving 

Midlands:  Nick and Liz Haines, Hardwick Farm, Shropshire

South Wales:  Andrew and Kathy Joules, Castell y Gwcw. Llandeloy, Pembrokeshire  

North Wales:  Rhodri Owen, Coleg Meirion Dwyfor, Caernarfon, Gwynedd

Scotland:  Ann and William Willis, Glasgoforest Farm, Aberdeen