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First lamb of 2012!

Ed tags the first lamb of 2012 and our very first pedigree Portland lamb!

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Removing the ox yoke

Ed demonstrates how to take the ox yoke off the Gloucester heifers

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The Herefords take a stroll

Our Traditional Hereford heifers are walked in the yard for the first time

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Longhorn walking

Our in-calf Longhorn heifer, Asbies Keepdown Kate being taken for a walk by Hannah under the supervision of Joe.

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Grooming the Herefords

Ed talks us through grooming the young Traditional Hereford heifers

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Oxen training

Joe explains a little about how to train a pair of working oxen with the help of our Gloucesters, Chalky and Mac.  

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Cotswold sheep

Ed chats with Rob Harvey- Long, breeder of prize-winning Cotswold sheep and owner of the ram lamb, Pickwick Couer de Lion used at Mary Arden’s this autumn.

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Gloucester cattle

Ed describes another of the farm’s rare breeds- the two inquisitive Gloucester heifers

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Transition Stratford

Ed interviews Barbara Cooper from Transition Stratford who talks about the good work the organisation do and their partnership with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

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Haymaking

Ed takes us back a few weeks to the very end of August and the last of the hay crop being harvested.

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