This is the time of year where we start moving our woolly friends around and along. Rab and Tag, the Bowmont weathers, have joined us and we are looking forward to seeing how they develop over the next few months. We sold our three coloured ewe lambs to a lovely local couple. These three sre6beautiful… Continue reading Sheepy movements
Earlier in the year Binty decided to grow some chillies, not because the Binty household like spicy things, but because Mr P-J does. So, once they were ready to come out of the greenhouse we inherited six little chilli plants. Well, 5 and a half as one is a bit dodgy... These little plants have been living… Continue reading The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary
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!
After a lot of thinking and a few false starts we have finally come up with names for Olive's two little lambs. Presenting Drake Newton (who will also be known as Atlas) and Drake Annie. We are very pleased with these names and hope that Atlas will grow into his at some point; it seemed right to start… Continue reading They have names…
We've got into a routine with the lambing checks; every 4 hours or so we get in the car and drive down to the field to see if Olive is showing any signs. Last night she was as she has been for the past couple of weeks; large and not looking bothered by anything, so… Continue reading We have lambs!