A little update on our (not so) baby Bluefaces. 'Cadbury' is now called Sweetheart and has settled in well with her flock of black Bluefaces and Gotlands in Cornwall. The remaining two girls have retained their names of Fruit and Nut...Nut is currently living up to hers and is rather unwilling to socialise. Fruit, however has… Continue reading Those aren’t Ryelands…
This evening we collected three lovely Blue-Faced Leicester ewe lambs; a coloured and two whites. The coloured girl will be going to a friend who breeds coloured BFLs and the whites will be staying with us and going to the ram next year. At the moment the ewe lambs are pretty much the same size… Continue reading Baby Bluefaces!
For a little while we've been toying with the idea of getting some more sheep: not a vast number, but just a few for cross-breeding purposes. The Ryelands are perfect for us and we're still going to be breeding pedigree stock, we're just going to be investigating other options. This funny looking sheep is a… Continue reading More sheep?!
A little while ago I decided to venture into lacework and have a go at knitting something a little different. Little did I know I was venturing into new territory which the Binty's Farm knitters had yet to explore... I managed to procure two balls (100g) Blacker Yarns Blue Faced Leicester lace-weight yarn in 'Summer Sea'. It… Continue reading First foray into lace