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About blackwelshlamb

Slow matured, organic, pasture fed Black Welsh Mountain lamb sustainably reared on a traditional farm in rural Monmouthshire. We sell to selected restaurants, shops and private clients.

Pasture for Life

We take producing pasture-fed lamb very seriously here at Black Welsh Lamb and are delighted to be one of very few pasture-fed accredited farms in Wales. Whereas on the face of it you might expect most sheep to be pasture … Continue reading

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Time to Celebrate Difference

As you will know if you read our blogs, we produce organic lamb on the farm here for sale to restaurants and direct to private customers. We think we know some of the issues involved in getting great local produce, especially … Continue reading

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Hogget – Lamb as it Used to Be?

Many people that we speak to say that they prefer a leaner meat these days. That is good news from our point of view, as our organic grass-fed Black Welsh Lamb is very low on fat compared with more mainstream … Continue reading

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How Many Legs does a Lamb Have?

Sometimes I think we must have been doing this too long. I remember when we first moved into the farm back in 1996, we were baffled by some of the maths our neighbours employed when discussing anything to do with … Continue reading

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Summer’s End……

The summer’s coming to an end .. autumn is beginning and our ewes are on the best grass, preparing for tupping and the start of another farming year. The rams, all too aware of the time of year, are peeping … Continue reading

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True Acclaim

True acclaim today from one of our favourite clients, Matt Tebbutt of the Foxhunter Restaurant, Great British Menu and Market Kitchen fame. We always welcome feedback on our lambs and especially from chefs, whose own reputation depends so much on … Continue reading

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Outstanding at Trealy Farm

Yesterday we were priviledged to be part of Outstanding in the Field’s first UK event, at Trealy Farm, Monmouth. I arrived late, but still in time for a glass of Ancre Hill sparkling 2008 Seyval Blanc – which was a … Continue reading

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