And from the early 1940s, they established what was to become a hugely successful herd of award winning British Friesian cattle
The family moved to Peepy Farm, Stocksfield, in 1944 and retained the Hunday cattle-breeding prefix previously registered in 1937 with the then British Friesian Cattle
Society; now Holstein UK.
CENTENARY celebrations of the British Friesian Cattle
Society began last week with an open day at what is probably the only pedigree herd remaining in West Wales.
Mr Moffitt joined the then British Friesian Cattle
Society in 1947 and later became the fourth family member to hold the post of society chairman.
Following the purchase of a Friesian bull, Warmington Samson, in 1950, his females were subsequently reared and brought into the herd and registration with the British Friesian Cattle