1986 Penllwyn Isaf Farm

                                       
   There has been a farm in Penllwyn   
 Isaf since the 17th century. Today it 
 is farmed by Mr. John Phillips and his
 two sons. It is a 150-acre dairy farm 
 with 200 cows.                        
   The farmer's day begins at 7 a.m.   
 when the cows are milked and fed. He  
 uses many labour saving machines such 
 as tractors, bailers, drill, mower,   
 cultivator, side-rake and milking- and
 feeding- machines.                    
   Many of the fields have names e.g.  
 Ca'r Allt, Cae Top, Ty-mawr, The      
 meadows and Well field.               
   Once a fortnight the farmer goes to 
 the mart in Carmarthen to buy and sell
 cattle, and discuss current ideas and 
 trends with other farmers.            
                                       
                                       
                                       
 

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