Catfield Hall in Norfolk was the location for the 2022 AGM and Open Day of the White Park Cattle Society held on Saturday 18 June. The event was kindly hosted by Mr and Mrs Tim Harris, who own the Catfield herd of White Park Cattle. The Catfield herd of White Park cattle comprises 64 females and 14 males and is one of our largest herds in the Society. Tim is a prolific breeder of bulls and over the years has produced 33 registered males.
Thirty-five members and guests joined us at Catfield. During the AGM meeting we said farewell to two Directors, John Barker and Guy Myddelton, and welcomed a new Director, Jessica Byrne-Daniel. An open forum followed the meeting when members were able to raise queries and issues for discussion.
Following the AGM we undertook a tour of the Catfield estate to view the White Park cattle, Norfolk Horn sheep and rare Eriskay ponies. We also saw the impressive cattle handling systems that Tim has installed at the estate and heard about the psychology behind the systems which ensure that the cattle are as stress free as possible when being moved and handled. Our day concluded with a three-course evening meal at nearby Sprowston Manor Hotel.
We would like to thank Tim and his wife Geli for their wonderful hospitality.
You can read more about the event in this article in the Eastern Daily Press.