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Lambing so far

I visited my sister last weekend and got a hard time over the lack of diary entries - I am resolved to do better. Our lambing this year was due to start on Sunday 25th…

DiaryLivestock / SheepWednesday 28 March, 2012


Niamh / Rushes / Pigs

Monday 6th April Sunny but so windy again. Dan had office work this morning then got the chainsaw out to prep timber for splitting and cut kindling; then he was off harrowing…

DiarySmallholding / SmallholdingMonday 13 April, 2020


Tupping / Smoking / Steers housed / Cattle in for winter

Monday 13th November Grey and wet here but none of the snow other places have had. Niamh has a very yellow bum; she’s seven past in April and didn’t lamb last…

DiarySmallholding / SmallholdingTuesday 28 November, 2017


Goodbye Meg / Winnie moved / Mucking out Rosie

Monday 23rd January Ooh, full sun today. Zaza came for her Monday morning play with Bryn. Meg was much better this morning; she came out with me, had a big pee, supervised my…

DiarySmallholding / SmallholdingMonday 30 January, 2017


8 years at Dalmore / Meet Rocky / Dead lamb

Monday 14 May   Eight years in! Can’t believe we’ve been here eight years – and yet it feels like we’ve been here forever. At the start, we used…

DiarySmallholding / SmallholdingMonday 21 May, 2018


Panda is born / Swarm / Shearing

Monday 22nd May Been a bit showery today, which is good. Had a spectacular fall today while moving the cheeps – the rope broke just as I heaved on it. I must have gone…

DiarySmallholding / SmallholdingMonday 5 June, 2017


Weeding; Baking; Knitting; Cattle

Monday 7th November Finally got started weeding the veg garden. Did the perennial bed – it’s the easiest because some of the area is taken up by strawberries and…

DiarySmallholding / SmallholdingMonday 14 November, 2016


Drone / Vegetables / Polands

Monday 19th July Annie is fine this morning, so I’ve put her back with Ace and Rosie. I’ve let Rora out with Blizzard into the wee paddock by the barn, but will…

DiarySmallholding / SmallholdingMonday 26 July, 2021

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