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Summer 2013

The lane is coming to life

 

             

 

             

 

             

Bluebells in the field corridors

 

      

Tom and Thumbelina, Ryeland 'pets'

 

      

Chickens and lambs investigating the muck barrow!

 

      

Bacchus and Kadiz ('Diz') Anglo-Nubian billy adult and kid

 

             

 

      

Ewes and lambs lazing in the sunshine

 

      

 

      

Down by the stream

 

             

 

             

More views looking from the stream

 

      

..... and back in the garden

 

             

Sheep rounded up for maintenance!

 

             

 

            

This beautiful yellow laburnam against a cler blue sky

 

      

Ducks cooling off

 

             

 

Nuthatch chicks soon to leave the nest

 

             

 

      

Colour in the hedgerow

 

             

 

             

 

      

The young nuthatches have all fledged now

 

            

 

     

Rhubarb doing well again this year!

 

Rhododendron and Laburnam in the garden

 

      

Thumbelina out with her mates!

 

      

Piglets up to mischief!

 

      

Light Sussex chicks have grown

 

      

Piglets and chickens!

 

             

Young swallows in the goat shed

 

      

 

             

Sheep get sheared at last

 

Sasso meat birds exploring new field

 

Hope and Thumb enjoying the sun

 

      

Pekin Bantam hatchlings

 

Bancffosfelen Show 2013

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Greyface Dartmoors at our first show this year at Bancffosfelen

 

Gooseberry pie looks good enough to eat!

 

      

Ollie our Berkshire boar enjoying his wallow

 

      

.... and also Heather Pig one of our sows

 

Start of Haymaking

 

      

Cutting a hay meadow

 

      

 

     

       first cut                                       ...... and first turning

 

      

Sheep in the shade and lazing in the sun

 

             

Baling and loading

 

Tivyside Show 2013

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Greyface Dartmoors at Tivyside Show

 

More haymaking

 

      

 

      

 

      

The first few bales

 

             

 

      

Anglo-Nubian goats enjoying the sun

 

      

Barbu D'uccles

 

      

Pekin Bantams

 

Light Sussex chickens

 

             

Hope and Thumbleina

 

      

Next field of hay turned and baled

 

             

Back in the shed to wrap for haylage

 

            

 

      

Sheep in the newly cut hay field

 

             

Beautiful hedgerow colour

 

.... and one of the roses outside in the lane

 

Evening skies

 

             

Greyface Darmoor ewe and lamb

 

Kitty, our lazy farm cat!

 

      

      Light Sussex chickens                      Pekin Bantams and Barbu D'uccles

 

Thumbelina, Hope, Tom and Percy

 

      

Molly, our Middle White sow

 

      

Zwartble ram lamb, Jack and Greyface Dartmoor ram, Ash

 

 

Lampeter Show 2013

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Greyface Dartmoors at Lampeter Show

 

      

Berkshire litter 2 days old

 

      

 

      

A suprise appearance of 4 ducklings

 

             

 

      

Now safe on the pond

 

      

From this .......                         .............. to this

 

Pembrokeshire County Show 2013

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Greyface Dartmoors at Pembrokeshire County Show

 

             

Cutting and tedding our last 5 acres

 

       

 

      

Heather and her Berkshire litter at 10 days old

 

             

The latest aquisition, these Gotland ewe lambs

 

Second turning and looking good

 

      

Third turning

 

      

All baled

 

Talybont Show 2013

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Greyface Dartmoors at Talybont Show

 

      

Berkshire Piglets 2 weeks old

 

Cynwyl Elfed Show 2013

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Greyface Dartmoors at Cynwyl Elfed Show

 

Swallow fledglings still waiting to be fed by parents

 

      

 

      

 

On to fresh grazing and all is well!