Springtime down on the Farm
This little piggy....
Tallulah, our Tamworth pig, has had a lovely litter of 11 piglets and Bella, our Berkshire has had 8 piglets. Keep a close eye out on our Facebook page for those much needed piglet pics!
The sheep having started lambing, with the first lambs born on 31 March. We are expecting 41 lambs in total! It's always a busy but rewarding time of year on the Farm and we will keep you updated on our Facebook page as much as possible over the coming weeks.
9 chicks hatched on 1 April (no we aren't kidding!) and they are already up and running around and able to feed themselves. There are two types of chicks at the Farm - Cream Legbar and Exchequer Leghorn. The cream legbar lay blue eggs, while the exchequer leghorn's lay spotted eggs that look sort of like a dalmation with white and black markings.
Bringing the Farm to you
We plan to bring you informative ‘Lambing Talks’ whilst the ewes are inside and of course lots of footage of cute lambs, piglets and chicks to brighten up everyone's day! The ewes are doing well looking after their new young ones and regular updates on the new lambs can be followed on our social channels.
Berry, our Jersey cow, is due to calve on 15th May and we have got everything crossed for a little heifer calf this year.
Out in the fields
With The Farm being currently closed we are taking advantage of having a bit more time to do some field work. Harrowing and rolling is in full swing to ensure we get the grass really going now and we all love a bit of muck spreading!
So for now, please take care of yourselves, stay safe and make sure to follow us on our social channels to keep you updated on all the animal antics over the next few weeks.
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Adopted Animal Updates
See how Prancer the Reindeer and Frosty the Donkey are getting on in our Adopt An Animal page.