Salers Mother Cows

The Salers is a breed of cow from the Massif Central, specifically the region of the Auvergne. They are mountain cows that spend summer up in the estives, the mountain pastures of the Auvergne. As mountain cows they have been bred to perform well on a range of sparse grasses. This means they are not … Continue reading Salers Mother Cows

Our Pasture

Laspeyrères is a 72ha  (177 acre) beef farm in the Gers. It has been around a while – the main farmhouse is old and the farm name shows up on the carte de Cassini made between 1756 and 1789. Presumably it is much older than that since folks have been farming out here for thousands … Continue reading Our Pasture