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Saturday 19th May 2018

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The first show of 2018. We are up and running…1100D56B-7F1F-43A9-BBBA-B41BA135E017

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Wednesday 4th April 2018

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A new arrival this morning – a bull calf to join Duncan and Shamrock

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Monday 2nd April 2018

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Nervous about our annual herd TB testing that needs to happen this week!

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Sunday 18th March 2018

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Not again…..

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Friday 2nd March 2018

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Bella and Issy (our new puppy) don’t want to go out to play!……

 

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Eventually we persuade Bella to come out to play…..

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when we go to feed the sheep that are outside….

 

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Thursday 1st March 2018

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We thought we had escaped the snow until along came a red weather warning this morning. Since then about 5 inches of snow has accumulated…

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The snow is the easy bit to deal with, the real issue is water which keeps freezing really quickly. It only at times like this you realise how much animals need to drink!

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Wednesday 7th february 2018

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What a whirlwind few weeks!

Caught or breath from finishing lambing then into the finish of the shooting season – 10 days in the last three weeks of January (four consecutive days in the last week).

It’s too wet to put the sheep back out so feeding twice a day and keeping all in order takes a while each day.

Now its time to focus on lambing again – the last 6 ewes to lamb are all due this week and (hopefully) another ...

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Wednesday 10th January 2018

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Todays installment is started by Hepsibar producing a lovely ram lamb, treasure….

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Followed by Lotty,s twin ewe lambs Hetty & Heidi…..

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Tuesday 9th January 2018

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Today we have two more ewes lambibg at the same time……

Our Teddy Bear with twin ewe lambs Tilly & Tiggy…….

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follwed by One Horns mixed pair of Toby & Tabatha…..

 

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Next installment to follow…….

 

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Monday 8th January 2018

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A few more arrivals today, starting at 06:30 with Heather delvering us another ewe lamb, Robyn………IMG_1210

Next up Juliet, and yet another ewe lamb, Hilda……..IMG_1215

Last for the day Breeze with twin ram lambs, Titus & Tyson……

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More to follow tomorrow I am sure!

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