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Show News

Regulars will be aware that this time of year it’s hard to find David in the office as he’s off showing sheep all over the place. We’ve had great success at the shows so far winning various classes at the Staffordshire, Kenilworth and Three Counties shows. We’ve just got the sheep back from the Lincolnshire show where we had 7 First prizes, 4 Second prizes and 2 Reserve Champions!

Photos to follow along with some extra special news from the Lincolnshire Show!

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Lost: One Bridge

You might have noticed that since the drillers found water in February it’s not stopped raining! So muich so that the main reservoir is so high that we appear to have lost the bridge as this recent photograph shows:

It’s bound to come back when the sun comes out!

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New Arrivals

Ealier we reported the visits that a pair of swans werer making to the reservoirs but unfortunately they didn’t like what they found. So we’ve had no signets this year. Never the less we have had several other new arrivals on the lake and below you’ll find pictures of them.

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Regular visitors to the site might have wondered why we had a big yellow digger working in the area between the toilet block and the lambing quarters. Well, it’s a case of little things having big consequences. You see we had to have the cess pit dug out and recopnfigured because it had become blocked up with material that should not have been put down the w.c.’s.

PLEASE if you are using our on site facilities only put the toilet tissue provided down the toilets. Bins are provided for all other materials.

Many thanks.

 

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In the next 10 to 14 days there will be fresh lamb on the chiller in the office. There is still time for you to order half or whole lamb for your freezer, prepared the way you like it, but the sheep will go to the butcher next Wednesday – 13th. – and we will need to know before then. We are confident the winds are going to drop and the sun will remind you what a barbecue is for so why not try some of our lamb at your next summer time garden feast?

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It’s Show Time!

Many of you will know that this is the time of year when the agricultural shows start and David has been showing his sheep again. We’ve done quite well in the early season shows, achieving a first, 2 seconds and a third in Kenilworth and 2 firsts, 2 seconds and a fourth at the Staffordshire show. If you go to any of tese shows look out for us in the sheep lines and do say¬† hallo to Ben, our shepherd, David or anyone else who is looking after them. Next show is the Three Counties show at Malvern from 14th. to 17th. June.

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