26th November 2017

NEW BLOG: calf-ing around!

First thing last Monday morning, two rams went into the tupping fields. They will be there for six weeks and then put elsewhere to recover their […]
20th November 2017

NEW BLOG: Two very different farm dogs are big personalities at Stockwood

Within the life of a year on a stock farm, there are a number of key events. One of these is the putting of the rams […]
13th November 2017

NEW BLOG: It's all about the soil!

The highlight of this week was probably our attendance at a conference on developments in soil science. The day, presented by Joel Williams, built on work […]
6th November 2017

NEW BLOG: A new heifer calf makes its presence known by climbing into the water trough

Well autumn has certainly arrived. In the farmhouse I register the temperature by the number of layers of clothing it is necessary to wear under and […]
29th October 2017

NEW BLOG: the moorhens are once again to be found around the pond

I am happy report on another essentially peaceful week. The ewes, after a weekend spent in the barn area, were carefully checked. The breeding ewes were […]
23rd October 2017

NEW BLOG: the suckler herd move into the barn

A rather quiet week on most fronts, although a power cut on Wednesday revealed my lamentable ignorance of electricity. After several attempts at other helping me […]
16th October 2017

BLOG: the wood is an extraordinarily beautiful place to take a walk

Another reasonably peaceful week here at Rush Farm – the animals appear well and content, the weather has been reasonable, and Tim has been able to […]
9th October 2017

NEW BLOG: a new heifer calf and good pastures to enjoy

I am happy to report that last week was a further good week for the farm. Our Demeter inspection went well – the inspector was content […]
2nd October 2017

NEW BLOG: our first frost arrives

I am happy to report on another pleasantly peaceful week – if you discount the excitement when a digger found the mains water pipe on Thursday […]