|This week's breed of sheep is the 'Texel'. My first ever ram, named|
Reginald is that tank of a sheep on the left in this shot.
|French student Anne holds Reginald at mid-way point.|
|A sheared ewe looking very skinny next to her full-fleece sisters|
|Looking like a 'pro' but what's he going to do with the toothbrush?|
|Anne tries her hand at the shearing under "expert" (hah!)|
instruction from me.
|The Blue Spray of Shame|
|50% done, the group are run back down to the field.|
|Un-fazed by the shearing this sheared|
girl lambed twins today. A nice
|Nice pick of broad beans from the tunnel|
|Not so much a gift from England as Liz|
repatriating this lovely whiskey which had
tried to escape the Island. This from Bristol
Airport's Duty-Free shop. Thank you Mrs C.
|Our first 2017 broody, Connie the Sussex, nails it hatching|
3 of the 5 eggs she was cooking.
|Trad Irish Stew but made with goat chops.|
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