Monthly Archives: May 2015

sheep shearing

Having had trouble finding sheep shearers for our small flock, we decided to do it ourselves.  But, first, we thought some training might be a good idea. So we signed up for the sheep shearing course run by the British Wool Marketing Board at Fernhill Farm. We turned up on a freezing cold, wet May…
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New sheep coming

We are expanding our flock from 3 to 11 this week with 8 new arrivals.  There will be some reunions as the incoming flock are the ones our three orginated from.  So they will be reunited with their mothers. We can't wait and look forward to having them. We have commisioned some new stock proof…
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broody hen

We were pondering hatching some of our eggs this year and looked into incubators, but were put off by the price.  So we did some research and set up a nice little hen house with a nest and some golf balls. Nothing. Until last week when we returned from a short holiday to find a…
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