New arrival at Newton Rigg

The first calf to be born at Newton Rigg College since the foot and mouth outbreak in 2001 has arrived.

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First calf at Newton Rigg since Foot and Mouth outbreak

Belle is the first calf to be born at Newton Rigg since the foot and mouth outbreak in 2001 Credit: ITV News Border

The first calf to be born at Newton Rigg College since the foot and mouth outbreak in 2001 has arrived.

'Belle' is a pedigree Holstein heifer and marks the beginning of a new era for the Cumbrian agricultural college.

The birth of Belle also coincides with the new state of the art commercial dairy taking shape.

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