Eating sustainably – how consumers can support British farmers

After plenty of drunken conversations at 3 am in the morning outside fast food shops in a busy city centre, attending a non-agricultural university really opened my eyes to how out of touch my peers are with British food production and modern farming practises.

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#LoveLambWeek

Unsurprisingly for a sheep farmers daughter, Love Lamb Week is my favourite campaign in the farming calendar – here’s why

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Staying Safe on farm

I’m incredibly proud to be a part of the British farming industry. But I am less proud of our health and safety record…

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10 signs you know Christmas has arrived on the farm!

As I’m feeling slightly festive, a rarity for me, here are 10 signs you know Christmas has arrived on the farm! The 3 Wise Reps  Similar to the nativity scene, the festive period warrants an annual visit from local reps who come to the farm bearing gifts of calendars, chocolate and whiskey as a thank […]

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Filming at the Farm 

The secret can finally be shared… Last week (10/4/2017) ITV Granada came to our farm in Lancashire to film lambing, in particular the fell sheep. I got to meet some of the team, such as Jo Blythe (weather presenter) and Simon the cameraman! They were incredibly friendly and eager to get going. Filming started around […]

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Polly the collie had puppies!

Autumn on the farm is always a chaotic time with seasonal breeding sheep sales across the North West taking precedent most weekdays and weekends. BUT the arrival of our first ever litter of border collie puppies ensured it was going to be much more hectic than normal! As a child, I yearned for puppies, but […]

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The most horrific sight

*Warning graphic content*

It has happened again. There has been yet another dog attach on a sheep.

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Wall to wall sunshine

Yesterday the BBC Breakfast team visited our farm to learn about how the prolonged period of dry weather is effecting farmers (in particular livestock farmers) across the country.

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