Farm Life

Thursday, 24 May 2018 12:03

Make hay whilst the sun shines

This saying is so true. We need a three full day window of dry weather to cut, bale and cart off the hay, but only when the grass is dry enough. The grass in the parkland should be ready to…
Monday, 26 March 2018 14:37

Spring Lambing Update: The welcome of new arrivals

Lambs is one of the busiest times for a shepherd during a year. Sometimes we are lucky enough to see & if need be, help during the daytime. It is the unknown night time arrivals that concern us the most…
Thursday, 01 March 2018 08:00

Pinch, punch, 1st day of the month, White rabbits

We hope you have good luck this month. 'Pinch, punch, first day of the month, White rabbits!' What is the origin of this old yet rather odd 'Good Luck' saying? It dates back centuries, with the first known written mention…
Friday, 02 February 2018 07:55

Calving Season Update 2018

Calving season is well underway. Rob and Stephen are doing an amazing job of making sure our small suckler herd are keeping warm and cosy despite the recent bad weather. With daily top up bedding of straw and a constant…