Animal welfare at a farm near Land's End has been recognised as world-class.

The herd of dairy cattle and flock of laying hens at Treen Farm are now 'Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World' (AGW).

The dairy is also 'Certified Grassfed by AGW'.

Treen Farm is among the first farms in Europe to earn these certifications.

AGW UK executive director Wayne Copp said: "We are thrilled to partner with Treen Farm in celebrating their farm, and our growing family of farms in the UK.

"It has never been more critical for farmers to be fully understood by consumers, and we are honoured to support this through an uncomplicated, independent and credible certification marque for labelling that can be trusted to mean what is says on that label: grassfed, animal welfare approved.

"Treen Farm's certifications from AGW recognise loud and clear that high standards of animal welfare and environmental management are not only good for farmed livestock and the planet - but that labelling with our seal makes good commercial sense in speaking clearly and directly to consumers seeking food they can feel good about.

"What Treen Farm has achieved is nothing short of an inspiration for all forward-thinking UK producers."

It is a 150-acre fifth-generation dairy farm, at the top of Penberth valley stretching across to Treen Cliff, Treryn Dinas and Logan Rock.

The farm is run by Chris and Paula Hall who have 25 pedigree Guernsey organic dairy cattle and followers, as well as a small flock of organic laying hens.

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The hens roam free and forage on well-managed pastures, while the dairy cattle graze the species-rich grassland fields.

The farm uses rotational grazing practices and sustainable farming techniques, which results in lower environmental impact and a higher quality product.

The animal welfare certification verifies that animals are raised outdoors on pasture or range in accordance with world-renowned welfare standards using sustainable agriculture methods on an independent farm.

'Certified Grassfed by AGW' is for farmers raising cattle, sheep, goats or bison with high-welfare standards and a 100 per cent grassfed feeding protocol.