Belted Galloways

Friday, July 13th 2012

The Belted Galloways returned to the moorland here at Foxglove yesterday.  This hardy breed is one of the oldest in the UK; originating from wet, reedy country it is perfectly suited to the conditions on the moorland and wetland.

Cattle are ideal for removing long, coarse grass growth, which seems to have swamped the moor in the last few weeks, and will also help us manage braken and rushes throughout this area by trampling these invasive species.

Please ensure if walking through the moorland that you close all the gates behind you.


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