This is a busy time of year for livestock farmers, and for arable farmers too. All tasks have to be fitted in around the weather and it feels as if we have had the winter’s rainfall arrive over the course of the last week. However we are rather glad we are not farming in Scotland as they [...]
Tag Archive 'April'
Last week, before the snow we scanned the ewes to see how many lambs they are carrying. We are expecting some triplets, a good many twins and quite a few singles. This is normal considering our flock is made up of 50% young first time sheep known as shearlings and 50% much older sheep. The huge variety [...]