Category Archives: Farm News

Animal Rescue!

Having said good bye to the guests on Saturday morning we immediately had a two-legged visitor at the front door, making the loudest noise!  I knew straightaway it was a wild duck calling her young and thought no more about … Continue reading

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Everyone’s happy – Stephen gains a car, Dad a discount, and the dogs, their freedom!

Our 2 collie cross dogs, Sooty and Sweep, have become more and more promiscuous recently and our long suffering neighbour 3+ fields away is starting to  lose her patience, understandably so.  Every time one of her bitches is on heat, … Continue reading

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New life

The most memorable story recently was when Dad came out of hospital having had a total knee operation and I was frantically wondering what to do with a ewe who was obviously in trouble lambing.  In the end, Dad supervised … Continue reading

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Spring has arrived!

I’ve decided I’m a blog hibernator; now the lovely weather has descended I’ve crawled out from under my blog stone to update you all on developments at Huntlands Farm Bed and Breakfast. The last two months have been extremely busy … Continue reading

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2011 round up

What a month December has been.  There is something in the human brain that makes us believe we need to get EVERYTHING finished before 31st December or is it just me?!?  My lack of news items is mainly due to … Continue reading

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Herefordshire Mistletoe

Last Tuesday saw the first mistletoe auction at nearby Tenbury Wells which always indicates to me that Christmas is on its way!  Tenbury Wells mistletoe season and festivities start in mid-November with the switch on of the town’s Christmas lights … Continue reading

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Herefordshire cider

For the past couple of weeks we have experienced the aroma of apple juice every time we venture outside.  This is because the cider apples have been harvested and collected in the yard ready for transportation to the cider making … Continue reading

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Climbing Chickens – Erratum!!!

My in-house Editor, aka my father, has informed me that my chickens do not roost in a eucalyptus tree but a Mediterranean pine which was grown from a pine cone by my late Grandmother. My Grandmother was the local primary … Continue reading

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Wild ducks

I had so hoped to keep you all up-to-date with life on the farm but the problem has been that life on the farm has been so busy there has been no time for anything else. The beginning of the … Continue reading

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Spring lambs

When I took these photographs I thought spring had arrived but I’m not so sure today; the rain hasn’t stopped since yesterday and the poor sheep in the fields are really suffering.  Sheep don’t like rain at the best of … Continue reading

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