The Wonderful World of Lambing!

The Wonderful World of Lambing!

Well, it’s that time of year again; the centre of the sheep breeding year – lambing!  The girls are ready; snug as a bug in a rug under cover in our purpose built agricultural polytunnel. They are feeding on hay, supplemented by twice daily rations of ewe nuts and...
Making some Headlines!

Making some Headlines!

We’ve had a busy few months on the farm (more on that in another blog post soon when we get time to draw breath!) and we’ve had a lot of exciting news and media coverage lately. We’re Award Finalists! We’re so proud to announce that we were...
Snow White

Snow White

Our first full winter and it decided to snow! The snow was beautiful and glorious to look at but it did cause some fun and games, it has to be said. Fortunately, we were prepared. Having previously laid some hard standing for the pigs I think, in fact, the pigs...
Fencing and Fry ups

Fencing and Fry ups

Livestock in situ, hay made, we decided to invest in the adjoining field to add to that we had already purchased. Another 1.75 acres – it would enable us to rest our land and to grow our flock of Shropshire sheep and Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs. So we scrambled...
From Field to Farm – A whistle stop tour

From Field to Farm – A whistle stop tour

The end of January 2017 was an exciting time for us – we completed on our first agricultural land purchase. 6 acres of pasture – unfenced, no water, electric or buildings, but fantastic grazing land. And it was ours! We had some pigs already on order so the...