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Big pigs and seminars...

Emma Heseltine: We are creosoting all the gates at Wallacefield. There are We are creosoting all the gates at Wallacefield. There are quite a few wooden ones and it’s a nice messy job. Trouble is one of our tup’s, James likes to use the gate as a scratching post. Having carefully watched us paint it he then ambles over for a lead/scratch. We only notice later when we go past and there is a suspiciously striped Suffolk in the field. Silly boy.

07 October 2012 | 0 Comments | Recommended by 0

Difficult lambs, lost lambs, pet lambs and rolling...

Emma Heseltine: This morning there is a difficult lamb being born. The Ewe has had her first and is having a rest before the next comes. We come back to check on her and discover a head and one leg sticking out. This is no good, we need two legs, that lamb has got to go back in.

25 March 2012 | 2 Comments | Recommended by 2

Lost lamb, tractor driving and sheep stampede...

Emma Heseltine: It never rains but pours. This morning when I was feeding the ewes at Houghton I noticed one hanging back on her own when the others came to get their wheat. This is never a good sign although she looked perfectly healthy.

11 February 2012 | 0 Comments | Recommended by 5

Driving the Tractor, Goodbye Geese and a very Merry Christmas....

Emma Heseltine: Im feeding the creatures at Houghton. Six bales are in the trailer and two dogs are eager to assist. It’s a fairly simple process although with all the gates it does involve a lot if jumping on and off the quad.

26 December 2011 | 0 Comments | Recommended by 1

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