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Glastir Commons

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Scheme closed to new entrants.

Common land forms an important element of the farming tradition in Wales, particularly as a grazing resource.

It also plays a key role in the management of habitats and the Welsh landscape.


There were two options under Glastir Commons:

  1. a closed period of 3 continuous months in a 5 month period between November and March, or
  2. minimum and maximum stocking densities tailored to each common with monthly diaries kept to record the movement of stock.

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