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Lambing all done

That’s lambing all done for this year, 8 out of 11 ewes lambed giving us a total of 12 lambs. Not a commercial amount but enough to maintain the flock and keep the freezers full!  They’re a fairly eclectic bunch, … Continue reading

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First lamb of the season

We have a new addition to the croft – the first lamb this year. Jane, one of our gimmers that we purchased last October from a neighbour, has given birth to a healthy white lamb. Thankfully she waited until a … Continue reading

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Winter’s back 

It’s the end of April but winter is not done with us yet. Day of wet snow which lay overnight, felt sorry for the sheep – not what they need with lambing just round the corner.  Brought the hog lambs … Continue reading

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Busy weekend on the croft

Still bitterly cold but sunny this weekend, ground outside is till too wet to work so most of the work is still being done in the polycrub. Latest batch of seeds have been sown in modules in the polycrub.  Courgettes … Continue reading

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Busy December Day

Nice day for crofting – not raining, not blowing a gale and relatively warm for December. Took advantage of this and led the ewes up to the hill for tupping when the rams are ‘slipped’, which should be in the … Continue reading

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