Sheep

The Lambing Shed (Part 3)

With the structure now fairly sound (we hope!) we started looking at the inside of the lambing shed.  This is what we had been looking forward to!  We had a few criteria that we needed to meet; we needed electric, pens, a pen with a heat lamp, open space, and areas to store feed and… Continue reading The Lambing Shed (Part 3)

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Field, Sheep

The Lambing Shed (Part 2)

With the inside in a slightly more acceptable condition, we started to focus on the front of the shed.  The cladding was very weather worn and rotting in places and so we decided to strip this off and replace it with treated plywood panels. This was relatively easy as we do tend to excel in… Continue reading The Lambing Shed (Part 2)

Field, Turkey

Turkey Tuesdays: Let’s build 3

Mr P-J has been working very hard on the turkey enclosure and it is finally finished! With a bit of help from Binty and Little P we now have netting across the top of the area, just in case the turkeys decide to have a bit of a flap. Much like some aircraft, turkeys are… Continue reading Turkey Tuesdays: Let’s build 3

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Turkey Tuesdays: Let’s build

Our feathery lodgers were only ever meant to live with us temporarily and though they haven't quite out stayed their welcome they do need to move on to pastures new. We have found a nice evening,  sheltered spot for them up at the field and have started bringing together everything we need to make them… Continue reading Turkey Tuesdays: Let’s build