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Shearing the flock

Shearing the flock

This day is awaited with eager anticipation every year.  By now, they have been growing their fleeces for a year ...
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Rainwater harvesting

Rainwater harvesting

All our water is FREE! In our latest YouTube video join Phil as he explains how our rainwater harvesting system ...
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Moving the lambs out to pasture

Moving the lambs out to pasture

So with lambing calming down, the focus is switching to moving the first lambs and their ewes further away to ...
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Lambs in the kitchen?

Lambs in the kitchen?

Why do I sleep during lambing? Every year, one of the ewes slides out their lambs unseen while the whole ...
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EMERGENCY - The vet's on site!

EMERGENCY – The vet’s on site!

Why is it always the favourite ewe? Rosy has an interesting back story, I won’t go into it here. Suffice ...
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One crazy, long night-shift

One crazy, long night-shift

There’s a 30-minute rule-of-thumb in lambing which is a good guide of when to go in and help a ewe ...
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Bottle feeding the lambs

Bottle feeding the lambs

It feels like lambing is really getting going now and we’re getting into the swing of a routine. The best ...
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First lambs of 2020!

First lambs of 2020!

It’s always such a relief when lambing actually starts and you get the first few out. Every year I’m nervous ...
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Bringing the Ewes in for lambing

Bringing the Ewes in for lambing

Can you believe …. It has been tipping it down all night! Again! Final preparations laying the straw and filling ...
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Preparing the lambing barn

Preparing the lambing barn

Enough rain already, please stop now! After the floods last week, the trauma to the girls, and the fact that ...