13th June 2016

Hey ho a farmer’s life is full of joy

A week of sunshine and strangely high temperatures which, with little rain, has meant for this farm the pastures are cracking as the clay dries out […]
6th June 2016

Movements on the farm

As I write this the sun we have at last seen off the grey skies which seem now the norm for every morning. It has been […]
31st May 2016

What a difference a few days of warmth make to one’s mood!

Apart from a torrential downpour in the early hours of Saturday morning we have had no rain and no chill winds. Indeed, the problem (if that […]
23rd May 2016

A buzz of positive activity at Rush Farm!

A strange lethargy has crept over us this morning despite the media’s attempts to generate excitement about the coming election. Lambing finally finished on Thursday. Katja […]
25th April 2016

A mix of highs and lows on the farm, but the school visits cheered us up!

It seems typical that just as the pastures and puddles dry up and the grass begins to grow that the weather suddenly turns cold, grey and […]
11th April 2016

Greater Spotted woodpeckers, tawny owls, barn owls but no great rush of lambs, just yet!

A quite extraordinary week on the farm in that so little has happened! No rush of lambs and no more calves but lots more rain and enough […]
6th April 2016

24 lambs, 6 calves and counting!

Not only is the sun shining but it is warm enough for ‘Boots’ to be in shorts! A rather unusual week in that calving rather than […]
28th March 2016

The Easter weekend brings us Spring lambs & calves..

Easter Monday and, for the moment at least, the rain has stopped and the sun is shining. The big news is that both lambing and calving […]
21st March 2016

Calving & lambing has begun!

A cold, grey but dry week means that though our pastures are much drier the grass has not been growing and lambing has begun – with our […]
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