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Lessons from a Fox

Lessons from a Fox

“A fox went out on a starry night”, there is some poignancy to the old lyric. We observe most fox activity in our lambing fields when the dark sky is a glitter and the night’s air is unruffled. On nights such as these the old fray between sleep deprived shepherd and...
Meet the Lambs at Easter

Meet the Lambs at Easter

One of the best sights at Easter on the farm is to watch baby lambs bounce and gallop around their paddock in the late afternoon into early evening. At this time of day the lambs start to cavort about, gathering in gangs to bounce and charge around the place. This...
How Our Sheep Help Falcons To Hunt

How Our Sheep Help Falcons To Hunt

One of the core values of Village Farm is that we view domestic and wild with equal importance and respect. In other words we view the sheep, pigs and goats as interwoven and integral parts of the diverse ecological web of life at Village Farm. A great example of this...
Bringing back a lost coastal breed of sheep.

Bringing back a lost coastal breed of sheep.

When deciding on a breed of sheep to manage at Village Farm we delved back into the Devon and Cornish history books and from the 18th century we found … At that time they were described as being ….. As for grazing, they inhabited remarkably similar coastal terrain to...
The last day is equally as important.

The last day is equally as important.

We take the view that to be a high welfare farm means that ethos is taken right through to the very end. That’s why we took the decision against selling live animals to the open market because we do not wish our animals to disappear into the opaque food chain where...

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