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First Lamb for 2015

A wonderful surprise greeted us this morning, Tara showed us proudly her new born ram lamb, she did it all by herself.

Both are doing very well, it is a delight watching and listening to them. 15 more words


Perspicacious is One Approach

It’s not very often, in the publications that I read, that I stumble when I read a word.  But I admit that I stumbled when I came upon ‘perspicacious.’  It was in a sentence about the history of the Thoroughbred.  348 more words

Fell Ponies

A Little Bit of Sheepishness

Happy Mother’s Day

So a few weeks ago I went down to Bill Quay Community Farm and although I wrote a bit about my visit that day I sort of just yammered on about the pigs a bit because I was fascinated by them and that’s what I was asking questions on. 396 more words

Rare Breeds Survival Trust.

When I started my research into farms, I found the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST). This is an organisation that focuses on trying to create a large gene pool so that if the UK face any problems in the future they have a range of breeds. 297 more words

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Batch of Oxford Sandy and Black weaners has arrived

Our new batch of OSB weaners arrived on Sunday, you always forget, how small they are then. We were very happy with the batch we had last year, so we got this lot from the same breeder. 67 more words

Free Range Meat

Meeting the Pigs at Bill Quay Community Farm

Happy Sunday everyone.

This afternoon I decided to take a trip down to Bill Quay Community Farm, a local Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) approved farm park that I discovered whilst I was browsing the internet for some inspiration. 541 more words