#LoveLambWeek

It’s finally here!  My favourite campaign in the farming calendar. #LoveLambWeek is an annual campaign which celebrates and promotes the hardworking sheep farmers of the UK and their efforts in providing the produce on your plates. This year’s campaign, running from the 1st – 7th September, is all about celebrating everything that is tasty about […]

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10 things you’ll know if you grew up on a farm

Being at home for summer has made me feel nostalgic. Here are 10 things you will know if you grew up on a farm! Nothing is ever a five minute job  If they say it is then they are lying! You’ve learned from experience that lending a ‘quick hand’ turns into a twenty minute operation […]

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Shearing 101: What happens?

Having grown up on a working sheep farm, I have witnessed thousands of sheep be sheared safely and professionally. So it really bothers me when organisations like PETA suggest it is a “violent and terrifying process”. Or when ITV This Morning suggest ‘wool is being pulled over [our] eyes’ and ask if we should be […]

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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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Another Lambing Post

As most of you know by now, the past 2 months has been extremely busy with lambing! Thankfully, the end is insight with the Swales happily lambing outside and the inside mules being finally down to double figures! Whilst I have no new exciting tales to tell, I thought I would share with you some […]

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Farming Fridays

Breaking up for Easter means one thing: LAMBS! I have *unfortunately* missed some of the chaotic rush that Lambing time brings due to being incredibly busy at University. But now that term time has finished for an entire month, I can finally shove on my wellies and get stuck in! (I never thought I would […]

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Sunday Dog Walk

Once again, I am spending my weekend back in Lancashire. It’s not that I hate city life and university. I just prefer being at home, in the quiet countryside. After all, nothing beats spending the weekend relaxing in a cosy farm house with unlimited cups of tea and home cooked meals. I spent my Sunday afternoon […]

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