• The Farm

    The perks of Lambing

    Like most farmers, these last few weeks have been hectic. Emotions have been as varied and unpredictable as the weather and the only thing that seems to be drying up are my levels of enthusiasm and patience. Don’t get me wrong, I still love this time of year; there are some serious perks and I will talk about these shortly. Bringing life into the world has never lost its magic with me and I still thrive on it. But as inevitable as new life is with livestock, the reality of death is never far away. I’m over half way through lambing my 24 sheep but with that I have lost…