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Lambs, trees, lambs and more lambs...

Emma Heseltine: Lambing is due to start this week at Houghton and sure enough, Monday night one of our girls is early. I’ve been sent to bring the sheep up to the field just by the house so that we can keep an eye on them easily; I’m doing this by jiggling a bucket of wheat.

21 March 2012 | 3 Comments | Recommended by 5

bringing in the lambs, walling and wielding a bill-hook

Emma Heseltine: I’ve been sent on a solo herding mission. Now in general Sheep dogs will work for one person, Trim is a one woman dog and will start to round up the sheep for me, but I have little control after ‘away’. I’ve been working on Skye and think he will at least obey simple commands from me, time to test the theory; I’ve to get the lambs in at Walllace field.

05 December 2011 | 0 Comments | Recommended by 5

The Great Planting

Ben Raskin: The great planting happened at the weekend. Due to some wonderful friends (and Dad) coming to help we managed to plant almost all of the main planting. Over 200 trees went in and had rabbit guards put on.

23 February 2011 | 0 Comments | Recommended by 2

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