25th September 2017

BLOG: It's time to reduce our breeding flock

I am happy to report that last week was a peaceful week on the farm! Tim has continued with the tiresome but necessary job of topping […]
18th September 2017

BLOG: Herculean strength was needed to free a calf stuck in the mud!

As is so often the case, the week has had the odd highs plus several lows, and, one dramatic moment. Sackcloth and ashes time… Last week […]
11th September 2017

BLOG: What is big, red and eats rocks?…read on to find out!

Being British, I obviously have to start with the weather, which has been dominated this week by airflow from the Atlantic. The hurricanes which have been […]
4th September 2017

NEW BLOG: Cattle given the all clear in annual TB test

Bank Holiday Monday, against all tradition, was almost unbearably hot, and the forecasters were suggesting we might have that kind of weather for several days – […]
29th August 2017

NEW BLOG: meet Francesco and Marco, our Italian volunteers

At this time of year there is little bird song in the mornings other than the doves, whose cooing comes straight down the chimney! Today, however, […]
21st August 2017

Preparing for Autumn; feed, bedding, market & TB testing approaches

Good news! Arrangements having been made to buy in organic feeding straw and bedding straw, and with the prospect of being able to buy 20 acres […]
17th August 2017

French volunteer farewell blog; all the good things have an end!!

Hi everyone, we are 4 French wwoofers; Soukaina, Cherine, Oceane and Anne-Celine. The four of us are engineering students (2 in agriculture and 2 in mechanics) […]
14th August 2017

The Summer Fair was a triumph; thank you to everyone who came

The Summer Fair was a triumph; many hands were needed to make it happen, and run smoothly through the day, and although the clouds threatened at […]
8th August 2017

Today we say bon voyage to Oceane and Anne-Celine

The jet stream, unknown of course fifty years or so ago, is misbehaving and as a result summer is at least postponed if not cancelled! Sadly, […]