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Young farmers

Even the hardest working farmers need to rest occasionally!

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The cycle starts again!

It’s April and the cycle of life starts again with calving and lambing. These are some of our first calves. They have had a tough start in life with endless cold, wet and windy days. And while I managed to … Continue reading

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Winter Quarters

The cattle have been scanned and they are all now living in their winter quarters, sheltered in the trees. It’s a nice place to be a cold, crisp day like yesterday.

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Karkauksen Metsästysyhdistys

I recently had the opportunity to visit Finland and he highlight of our trip was two days with the Karkauksen Metsästysyhdistys, the Hunting Association of Karkauksen, a small community north east of Helsinki and not from Mikkeli. It was a … Continue reading

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Fallow Deer at Gunton Park

We were in Norfolk at the weekend, and found ourselves staying by Gunton Park. This is a large deer park with resident herds of both Red and Fallow deer. We have a small herd of Fallow at Croick which originally … Continue reading

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Sika Stags

I mentioned in my last post that Sika Stags are much more elusive than the hinds; you won’t find them feeding alongside the pigs. But when you have the opportunity the mature stags are well worth watching out for. The … Continue reading

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Sika, up close and personal

One of the benefits of feeding the pigs every morning is that we have a daily opportunity to watch a small herd of sika hinds get increasingly confident and close as they target their share of the pigs daily rations. … Continue reading

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