The Farmer’s News

Lambing 2019

We now currently have 19 lambs on the farm! We have 12 Herdwicks, 2 Charolais, 2 Charolais x Kerry Hill, 1 Texel and 2 Manx. Also on the 29th April, Agatha our Anglo-Nubian x Boer, gave birth to twin boys! Come pay them all a visit!!

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John Lewis Community Matters Scheme

We would like to say a BIG thank you to all of the staff and customers at John Lewis Leicester for choosing us for their 'Community Matters' scheme. They managed to raise £750 for the farm which will help towards the feed and care of our animals. The Farm Staff and...

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Disabled Parking Fundraiser

This crowdfund campaign comes at a vital time for the farm as we seek to improve accessibility and carry out important maintenance works. In order to do this, we will be resurfacing our car park to create new spaces, and cutting back the hedges to the fence line so...

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Farming in the Heatwave

I think the question that is on everyone’s mind is “When will it end?”, the temperatures seem to continue to soar and all we can think about is rain. Don’t get me wrong, at first it was nice to finally have some settled warm weather, the animals were sunbathing,...

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Update on prices

***Update on prices***  Thank you to all people who have wished us well since the announcement about our funding cuts. We now have a date for the when the new prices will be in place. From Saturday 26th of May 2018 our entrance will be charged at £1.50 per...

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#Lambing2018 update

So we are in the midst of lambing now. 5 of our Leicester Longwool Ewes have had their lambs and health wise its so far so good. All our mothers have bonded brilliantly and the first lot of lambs born last week are all out side bouncing around and playing with each...

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#Lambing2018

As of February 20th 2018, this year’s lambing season kicked off! Ester was the first Ewe to lamb this year she is one of our Gorse Hill bloodline she has just turned 8 this year and she is quite a petite ewe. This meant that the lambing was a bit surprising and...

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Feeling the pinch in January

It’s all very quiet on the visitor front but still plenty to get done. This week we have had the team from Abbey Park collecting our muck heap. This happens once a year, and they use it to make their flowers grow! We are also thinking about  making...

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