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Emyr Wigley to promote pedigree British Blue herd for Ovarian Most cancers Motion

Welsh farmer Emyr Wigley is promoting his herd of 33 British Blue cattle to boost cash for Ovarian Most cancers Motion.

That is in reminiscence of his late spouse, Evelyn, who sadly misplaced her battle with the illness in 2015.

Emyr Wigley with one of his cows

Emyr Wigley © Laura Pritchard

The previous dairy farmers retired with grand plans to journey and take holidays of their caravan within the British countryside – one thing they’d by no means had the time to do whereas farming.

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Tragically, at first of their retirement, Evelyn was recognized with ovarian most cancers, robbing the couple of the valuable time they’d deliberate to spend collectively.

Wanting to offer one thing again, and likewise help fellow farmers, Mr Wigley arrange The Previous Stackyard British Blues mission in 2016. 

Since then cash from each sale from the pedigree herd has been shared between Ovarian Most cancers Motion and the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Establishment.

Mr Wigley mentioned: “Evelyn and I constructed up a dairy herd and we managed to achieve success solely by onerous work and far self-sacrifice, with the enterprise wants all the time coming first.

“Our plans to journey and to take pleasure in caravan holidays, which we each beloved, have been placed on maintain till our retirement. It was a devastating blow to study within the first few years of our retirement that Evelyn had ovarian most cancers.

“She was a really particular girl, variety, caring and multi-talented. After a lifetime of labor, the vast majority of her retirement years have been stolen from her.” 

To this point, Mr Wigley has raised greater than £121,000 for the charities by means of gross sales of his cattle.

The ultimate sale of 33 British Blues will happen in Shrewsbury Public sale Centre on 4 March, the place he hopes to make an additional £100,000 for charity. 



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