Please note - it is advised that pregnant women don't visit farms during lambing time as there is a risk from infections which can occur in some sheep.
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Lamb Butchery - 29th March
Pork butchery - 12th April
Pork butchery - 27th September
Pie making - 4th October
Sausage making - 25th October
Gammon curing - 22nd November
Pie making - 6th December
Three bird roast - 13th December
It isn’t unheard of to have better weather in February than when we’re lambing in April but this year’s been exceptional – and we’re grateful for it too! Many farms, ourselves included, suffered poor harvests last year and are now running low on winter feed. The warm dry conditions have allowed us to turn our cows and calves out to grass, grazing is supplementing their winter feed and has alleviated our feed shortage pressures a little. The cattle are also enjoying an early run around the fields. We don’t expect to keep them out all winter, we’re sure the weather will turn again and when it does the shed is ready for them to come indoors.
We have 24 ewes at home which are due to lamb mid March. We’ve been busy worming and vaccinating them with Heptavac P. Heptavac P protects the ewe and new born lamb against dysentery and tetanus. The rest of our flock are at our winter grazing land near Leeds and are due to lamb in April. We were surprised to find two of these ewes had lambed last week. Both mothers and lambs are doing well and we are quite happy for them to stay away until we bring the whole flock home in a couple of weeks.
The good weather has also allowed us to repair the potholes in our farm yard. 13 cubic meters of concrete have been laid and we’re hoping it will make access and cleaning the yard easier for a good few years to come.