9th April 2018

Blog: Our first ever twin calves

The really exciting news of the week is that the farm has had its first twin calves. Both are heifers, and both seem well, as does […]
3rd April 2018

Blog: Higher Tier Stewardship fits our practice and beliefs

And still it rains! Ridiculous weather, on Wednesday for example, we had driving rain and sleet followed in the afternoon by warm sunshine. So, we remain […]
25th March 2018

Blog: Five unexpected lambs arrive early!

It’s daffodils time ‘It’s daffodils time’ – a phrase which I felt just had to be used – with its undertones of the film ‘The Producers’ from Mel […]
21st March 2018

Blog: a triumphant week on the farm!

In many ways, this last week has been a triumphant week on the farm. Our Soil Association inspection went well, and while done very thoroughly, was […]
12th March 2018

BLOG: Clean bill of health for our cattle!

A good week on the farm has been had! The results from the tests show the herd is free of both BVD and Johnes Disease, so […]
5th March 2018

BLOG: Snowmageddon

What an interesting week we just had! Bright, sunny and cold for the first part of the week then high winds and snow. Once or twice […]
26th February 2018

BLOG: Welcome Beatriz, our first WWOOFer of the year! Soon to meet cows up close for the first time…

The first cows will soon be out to grass Happily, this has been a very quiet week on the farm – much appreciated since Chris has […]
21st February 2018

BLOG: Ewe scanning passes smoothly

Although last week might have started somewhat alarmingly, it ended peacefully, despite the earthquake’s best efforts to alarm some of us! Tractor crisis resolved The week […]
14th February 2018

BLOG: Calving will be at its peak between June and August so here's hoping the grass is good then!

Last week threatened to be both peaceful and uneventful… until the clutch on the tractor failed. Only having the one tractor has always been a source […]