Welsh Black Cattle Establish New Foothold in Germany

Landmark Deal Sees 35 Head Exported

Welsh Black cattle have established a new foothold in Germany following the sale of 35 animals to a pair of breeders in Bavaria. Buyers Jan Janssen and Tamme Hanken placed their orders after touring Wales with a group of German breeders.

The majority of cattle were from the Cennen herd of Dai and Joan Francis, and sons Rhys and John, in Llangadog, Carmarthenshire. Another two heifers came from the Rhydygarnedd herd owned by Edward Williams, Dolaugwyn, Tywyn, Gwynedd.
The animals have now reached their new homes following blood tests and a period in quarantine with export technicalities arranged by Hexham-based Eggsport..

Anyone seeking Welsh Black breeding stock or germplasm should contact British Livestock Genetics Consortium