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Down on the (Manydown) farm.

Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Dear mummy, it’s been murky all week and we’ve had more April showers to fill a whole year in just a week! 1,015 more words

My Travels

First 2014 Spring lamb has arrived!

As of late, every morning – before chores – I check my prego Shetland ewes. I play a bit of a lambing game, not knowing… 239 more words


Lambing, 2014

Every year is different. Some years are marked by tough, resilient bags that imprison the lamb when it is born and can quickly suffocate it, unless the ewe or one of us clears the membrane from around its nose. 737 more words


Easter Animals

During our trip back to trip to the Beamish Museum last Friday we saw some beautiful signs of spring that we would like to share with you. 208 more words

Beth's Posts

Nearly done.

It’s a week today that our lambing season began. As of this afternoon we have lambed 29 (and lost three) out of 20 ewes. Our current numbers include 8 sets of twins and 10 singles. 306 more words


Busy Lambing on the Farm...

We own about hundred and twenty Icelandic Sheep and a handful of Suffolk ewes.   April gets to be very busy and we all get a bit sleep deprived doing lamb checks and different lambing activities…


It's a Boy!

Lady had a lovely little ram lamb sometime early this morning! I haven’t decided on a name yet; none of the names on my list seems to fit him.