Spring 2017 has sprung

It’s all action here at the moment. After a dry April the first two weeks of May we had NO rain whatsoever, mostly unbroken sunshine, and had to take water out to the poultry and  improvise a plastic pond for them. Tilly the baby Golden Guernsey arrived in March and is growing very quickly. We […]

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Jessica helps again

Jessica, our young turkey hen, shows great interest in everything we do, often following us around, mostly to check whether we might have something she can eat. Recently we have been painting the barn doors, and Jess has watched every move, pecking the ladder, the paintbrush, the paint, the dust sheets and even managing to […]

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Goats are back!

After a couple of years without goats, we are back in business. Molly, a young  Saanen, and her two billy kids arrived safely at the Lakeland Permaculture smallholding on 15th September, after a trip from Morecambe. On the way we needed to call in at the vet, as Molly had an undiagnosed swelling on her […]

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