Lot: in debt, a cow farmer throws in the towel and becomes a truck driver

The Basics The agricultural show should have taken place this week. Less visibility for farmers in need. In Saint-Germain-du-Bel-Air, in the Lot, Lilian Costes has decided to throw in the towel.

When he looks at his pretty, exposed stone farmhouse in Saint-Germain-du-Bel-Air, Lilian Costes sees nothing but “lazy”. The suckler cow breeder is at a turning point in his life. Risky, but with a clear horizon. “I had to do a first round a year ago when I realized that I couldn’t keep 65 cows alone, that I was exhausted, had no financial means and not …

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