I Am Tweeting Irish Farmer This Week

I Am Tweeting Irish Farmer This Week

I am the tweeting Irish farmer this week which means I tweet about Zwartbles sheep farming on my farm also the public can ask me questions about sheep farming. The twitter address is @tweetingfarmers I made a short film as my Monday morning start to the day was...
Zwartbles LOVE Apples

Zwartbles LOVE Apples

The early ripening apples are falling out of the trees at the moment, but Bodacious finds it a real chore to help fill the buckets. To us humans they are a mealy or woolly tasting fruit. But the sheep LOVE the apples!! So they have their Christmas early when we bring...
Animals Help Load Wool While Humans Unload on Wool Delivery Day

Animals Help Load Wool While Humans Unload on Wool Delivery Day

Today was delivery day of wool to the mill. So I had to pack up all the wool I had been collecting and bring it down for weighing. I had loads of unsolicited help at home while I was loading the wool into the horse box. When we got to the mill I had to rely on human...
Cat Shepherd in Some Sticky Situations

Cat Shepherd in Some Sticky Situations

Bodacious has gotten into some sticky situations in the last few days. First he met one of the local hedgehogs who didn’t like a cats nose stinking in his business so went all prickly on him. Then I was sorting out rams and the cat shepherd was not wise to the...
First Day’s Shepherding for a New Assistant

First Day’s Shepherding for a New Assistant

I have a new shepherd helper visiting from the big city of Hong Kong, my young niece. She was great company through many of today’s jobs. We then went to feed the ram lambs who are a bit more rambunctious then the doves at feeding time. She was very brave as all...

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