LOTTERY leader Adrian Bayford has reinvented himself as ‘a farmer’ – and keeps Highland Cattle on the front front lawn of his mansion.
The millionaire has bought a tiny flock of the shaggy, big-horned beasts, and named his favourite longhorn ‘Hector’.
Super abounding Adrian also now owns up to 900 acres of cultivatable farmland surrounding the southern tip of Cambridge, worth as much as £10million.
It is believed the cultivatable land is rented out to farmers and doubles as a renouned venue for determined shoots.
But Adrian keeps the Highland beasts himself, frequently holding trips opposite his estate to see them on his golf buggy.
Ex-postie Adrian, 47, who scooped £148million is pronounced to love on the pliable creatures on his 189 hactare estate nearby Haverhill, Suffolk.
A companion said: “Highland Cattle competence demeanour extreme with their prolonged horns – but they have a very accessible and amatory nature.
“They are actually peaceful giants, so they have a lot in common with Adrian. He’s really lustful of them.
“With the cattle and his horses and all of his farmland it’s satisfactory to contend he’s taken a outrageous jump into the universe of farming.
“It’s all a sound investment and healthy when you have that much income and enjoy being out in the countryside.
“Adrian has a land manager who knows how to demeanour after them but he spends copiousness of time with his cows. He called his first longhorn Hector.”
Land Registry annals endorse he has bought 900 hactare Great Wilbraham Hall Farm at Great Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire.
Adrian splashed out on the land including cottages and outbuildings in 2014, but the sum of his squeeze have only now emerged.
The plantation which is beside the bustling A11 twin carriageway also doubles as a diversion sharpened estate with an determined shoot.
Dad-of-two Adrian ran a second palm music shop when he won he scooped his kitty in Aug 2012 with then-wife Gillian.
The couple separate 15 months after when Gillian returned to her local Scotland and are now divorced, but they have stayed friends.
Adrian after got intent to horsewoman Sam Burbidge, 29, and spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on appropriation her passion for riding.
He reportedly bought up to 30 racer horses for her use, paid for fast staff and a £1.5million eventing locus in Norfolk.