A new business venture in the Amman Valley has been given a grand opening by the chairman of Carmarthenshire county council.

Mountain View Feeds in Garnant, run by Tanya Richards, offer a range of supplies from farm animals to domestic pets.

Boasting 14 years’ experience in the animal feed business Tanya has plenty of knowledge and advice for her customers.

She said: “I have wanted to set up my own business for years, so I recently decided to take the leap and I’m very excited about it. With my years of experience and knowledge I can offer plenty of expert advice.”

As well as farm animals and your general domestic pets Mountain View Feeds also offer a host of supplies available for Alpaca and Llamas to reptiles. “Whatever the requests I’ll always do my best to get what the customer wants within a week,” added Tanya.

As well as being stockists of Burns and Dr Johns Dog food at Mountain View Feeds you can find fish food, wild bird feed as well as products for animal heath and natural treats. You can also expect a good range of equine health products as well as daily essentials.

Tanya is also nine years ESQP Qualified, meaning she can administer and offer advice on flea and worming treatment.

At the opening Tanya, from Glanaman, thanked the community and her family for their support.

“I couldn’t have done it without the backing of my husband Kevin and mother, plus the support from the community already has been amazing.”

The Cwmaman Road business was officially opened on Monday, November 4 by County Councillor Kevin Madge.

In cutting the ribbon to officially open the new store Councillor Madge said: “It is great to see another new business opening in Cwmaman. I have chickens myself, so it is great to have a business like this locally and which is convenient for customers.

“It will save a lot on petrol for the community to have something like this available on our doorstep.

“I wish the business all the best for the future.”