The first apples of the season have arrived at Gwatkin Cider in Abbeydore
Just under 30 tons of apples!
Picking up the apples and placing them carefully in the hopper with the tractor
Denis Gwatkin and Bernard look on as the mill fires up
The apples are fed down the hopper, washed and then chopped to create a pulp which is then pressed between belts via rollers.
Mickey shovels the dry pulp away
The dry pulp at the end is fed to Hereford cattle on the farm