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Lambing at Hele Payne Farm

It may seem early, but in the lowland valleys of Devon we start lambing very early.  At Hele Payne Farm we lamb the majority of our flock in January and February.  As we have 400 ewes (female sheep) we are

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Bottling apple juice and preparing for lambing……..

Here at Yellingham we’ve embarked on an exciting new project………bottling our own apple juice!  I contacted an apple pressing company from Newton Abbott, who duly arrived on the appointed day and the process began. We had collected kilos and kilos

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A typical (soggy) day in the life of Middlewick Farm….

It’s that time of year when the ewe’s are brought in from the fields and into the lambing sheds ready for lambing. Today we walked the last of them home. Our first two pure poll Dorset lambs from our new

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