Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sheep shearing

It was time to get the ewes down to our friendly farmer Eddie for shearing. Once his 300 odd ewes were finished, my 5 ewes had their turn. As I would like the fleeces for wool, the 3 guys were … Continue reading

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Pigs enjoying a wallow

As it has been so hot, the pigs really enjoyed a wallow to cool down. They love being showered down and try and catch the water from the hose. When they have enough, they rather chew on the hose pipe… … Continue reading

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More Llanwenog wool

I had a couple of lamb fleeces of the Llanwenogs and wanted to create a soft 4-ply yarn combined with Bluefaced Leicester.   This is a 50/50 mix and soft enough for socks or baby jackets or hats. The Bluefaced … Continue reading

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Local wool for sale

I have had some fleeces from other breeds spun into lovely DK pure wool: I have combined Black Welsh Mountain with Shetland to create a mottled yarn.   Also Black Welsh Mountain crossed with Poll Dorset, a lovely grey colour. … Continue reading

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Llanwenog Hogget Meat for sale

16th June 2014 3 lambs are going to slaughter, some meat will be available for sale. It would be classed as hogget, as they are 15 month old. Hogget meat has much more of a fuller and interesting taste than … Continue reading

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Growing up

Yesterday I spent some time with the flock. It is amazing, how quickly they run up to you, when they hear a bucket of feed being rattled.             Note, little ram lamb right at the … Continue reading

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Our lambs are growing up

Now that the lambs are outside, they have really grown up, you would not recognise them, as they look so different from 5 to 6 weeks ago. Below a group picture as they ventured out for the first time. Please … Continue reading

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