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Spring 2015

 

It's lambing time again!

             

First lamb of the year - a Zwartble cross ewe

 

             

 

             

Greyface Dartmoor twin lambs

 

             

Another Zwartble cross ewe lamb

 

             

Zwartble cross twin lambs

 

             

Suffolk cross twin lambs

 

      

 

      

Feeding time

 

Spring blooms

 

Happy St Davids Day

 

First primroses

 

             

 

      

 

      

More Snowdrops

 

             

...... and Crocuses

 

and back to Lambs!

 

      

Greyface Dartmoor twins

 

      

Zwartble twin ewe lambs

 

 

      

 

More Zwartble lambs

 

      

Suffolk cross lamb

 

      

Zwartble lamb

 

      

A close inspection?!!

 

             

 

      

Zwartble twins

 

Greyface Dartmoor lamb

 

      

 

      

Yet more Zwartble lambs

 

      

and more Suffolk cross lambs

 

      

 

      

Ewes waiting their turn to lamb

 

             

Greyface Dartmoor ewe and lambs

 

      

Cute snaps of cheeky Greyface Dartmoor lamb

 

      

....... and outside an Anglo-Nubian goat kid

 

      

Salmon Faverolle chickens

 

      

Zwartbles

 

      

Greyface Dartmoors

 

             

Gotlands

 

.... and this Gotland ewe stealing some straw through the 'gate'

 

Spring in the garden

 

             

 

             

More Spring colour

 

Spring Lambs

 

             

Dorset Down ewe and lamb

 

             

 

             

Lambs first time out in the big field

 

             

 

      

Zwartble ewe and twin lambs go out

 

Down the lane

 

      

 

      

Down the lane - Daffodils in flower in the hedgerow

 

      

..... and Snowdrops

 

Lambing continues

 

             

Zwartble ewe lamb born early this morning

 

             

Greyface Dartmoor ewes and lambs

 

             

Friendly Zwartble lamb follows you everywhere!

 

      

Zwartble twin lambs

 

      

Gotland ewe and lamb                                Gotland ewe still to lamb

 

Anglo Nubian Goats

             

 

      

Goat kids out to play

 

      

Anglo-Nubian goats looking for their feed!

 

             

This kid is inquisitive

 

      

 

      

Making the most of the sheep feeder

 

      

 

Fun time chasing around

 

      

 

             

All meeting up around the feeder

 

             

 

             

 

      

Lambs all chilling out!

 

             

Zwartble ewe and lambs

 

             

Gotland lambs look comfy!

 

             

Lambs making good use of the creep feeder

 

      

Greyface Dartmoor lamb                               Dorset Down lamb

 

      

 

      

Zwartble lambs enjoying the Spring sunshine

 

             

A coloured mix of ewes and lambs

 

      

Beautiful views with a backdrop of the Preseli Hills

 

Berkshire sow at feed time

 

             

Zwartble ewe and twin lambs at the lick bucket

 

A constant supply of daffodils from the garden

 

             

 

      

A drizzly day and this Greyface Dartmoor lamb takes shelter!

 

             

Gotland triplets just born

 

             

Gotland ewe close up

 

Gotland twin lambs

 

             

Berkshire newborn litter today

 

      

 

             

Keeping nice and warm and cosy!

 

      

Goats out to play

 

..... along with some piglets!

 

      

....... and our 2 billies

 

Anglo-Nubian goat kids born this morning

 

      

.... while older kids look on

 

             

Wonderful Easter sunsets

 

 Born this morning, our last lamb for this year

 

      

 

             

Anglo-Nubian goat kids out for their first time

 

             

This one finds it all a bit too much!

 

             

Mum keeping a close watch

 

      

Looking a bit tired from all the excitement

 

Chickens waiting at feed time

 

Primroses in the hedgerow

 

             

Daffodils in the garden

 

      

Flowering blackcurrant and gorse

 

      

Forget me nots and celandines

 

      

More daffodils

 

View from the kitchen door

 

 

            

Sunset. Going, going, gone

 

At the milk bar!

 

             

 

Anglo-Nubian goats enjoying being outside

 

      

First swallows of Spring - returning at exactly the same time as last year

 

      

 

      

Berkshire piglets enjoy being outside

 

             

 

             

..... and the Anglo-Nubian goats

 

             

 

      

 

      

..... and the ewes with their lambs

 

      

Chickens at feed time

 

             

Colourful Anglo-Nubian goats in the sunshine

 

Around the Garden

      

Flowering blackcurrant and gorse

 

      

 

             

Wonderful yellow flowers

 

             

Garden borders come to life

 

Splash of colour

 

             

Wild plants

 

             

Trees have come to life

 

      

beautiful blossoms

 

             

Primroses everywhere

 

 

Miniature daffodils

 

             

 

             

.... and don't forget the rhubarb!

 

      

 

      

Light Sussex hen

 

             

Guinea Fowl and Lavender Pekin

 

      

Berkshire piglets up to mischief!

 

             

Lambs and piglets playing together

 

                    

 

      

Friendly Gotland lambs

 

             

More sheep photos

 

 

             

.... and of course our Anglo-Nubian goats

 

In the Garden

             

.... a mixture of plants

 

             

 

      

.... and wild flowers

 

...... and a different kind of pig!

 

             

Gotlands mountaineering

 

      

with Zwartbles lower down

 

      

 

      

... and here are the Woolly bunch!

 

      

Gotland ewe

 

These Zwartble/X/Texels know the quad means food!

 

Dorset Down ewe lamb

 

May - The best time for the hedgrows! 

      

 

      

 

              

Colour with wild flowers

 

             

Solomons Seal

 

             

The first of the wild strawberries

 

Bracken growing fast

 

             

...... and leaves emerging with their own elegance

 

Rhododendron in full bloom

 

             

 

      

Newly shorn sheep join their mates!