North Devon Farmer Developing His Own Bale Unroller

Concerned with the costs of in-wintering his Ruby Red Devon Cattle, North Devon Farmer, Richard Stanbury has designed and built his own big bale feeder so that he can use the American System of Bale Grazing to keep his cattle healthy and well-fed whilst wintering outside on grass, whilst improving soil structure and fertility. This is all part of Richard’s journey down the Regenerative Agriculture route, to improve the profitability and sustainability of the farm for the four generations living on it.

In the attached video, we look at the feeder in action and discuss the pros and cons of the feeder and the system