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 […]
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 […]