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Small Farmer

  • Joined Jan 2012
  • Bedfordshire
Re: hebridean sheep questions
« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2012, 11:45:55 pm »
He's an acquired taste!  OH finds it hard to stay on the yard with him
Being certain just means you haven't got all the facts


  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
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Re: hebridean sheep questions
« Reply #16 on: June 06, 2012, 12:20:59 am »
I'm all for the old breeds, and slow matured grass-fed mutton - but I do have to say that spring Charollais lamb is as sweet, succulent and tasty as you could ever wish.  :yum:  And I also agree that it's a fab sheep for crossing - easy lambing, lively lambs full of get-up-and-go, grow well, always weigh more than they look.  Only one problem really, they can have such a thin fleece the lambs may be almost bare, so jackets may be needed in wet weather.
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Live in a cohousing community with small farm for our own use.  Dairy cows (rearing their own calves for beef), pigs, sheep for meat and fleece, ducks and hens for eggs, veg and fruit growing


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