Home Farm

Home Farm Leader case study.

Project description

This business started in 1964 and the project has supported business growth, improve productivity and cattle welfare. The funding has allowed modernisation and improvements to the farm with the installation of cattle mattresses to increase cow comfort and lying time, heat detection pedometers and monitoring systems to decrease cow stress. Also the installation of LED lighting to help increase yield by up to 8% per cow over a gradual period.

Need for project

The project was needed in order to improve the productivity of the farm and improve animal welfare.

Project cost

Total cost: £81,589.50

LEADER grant: £32,635.80

Projected outcomes

Number of jobs created: 2 

New techniques: 3