We have many animals on our farm, here are just a few:

zwartbles_ramZwartbles Sheep

These striking sheep are becoming more and more popular and where ever you are in the UK you are never far from Zwartbles. Prolific and easy to handle are but two of the reasons flocks are growing, the association has been consistently one of the fastest growing breed associations over the last four or five years. Whether a full blown commercial enterprise or a few hobby sheep, purebred or crossed with other breeds our members use the breed across a full spectrum

Read more here: http://zwartbles.org/




photo (6)Jacob Sheep

Jacob sheep are credited within the industry as being the most improved breed of the last 40 years, from a decorative park sheep to becoming a mainstream British breed; able to compete with the best. Jacob sheep are an ideal breed for both large and small flock keepers. Originally dating back to the Mediterranean and known to be present in England as far back as the 1750’s, the British Isles now has ca. 6500 breeding sheep. Realistically lambing at 190% born alive, they are attractive, hardy and long-lived sheep, suitable for indoor lambing systems or over-wintered outside.

Read more here: http://www.jacobsheepsociety.co.uk/


 

dexterDexter Cattle

The Dexter breed originated in the South West of Ireland. The smallest native breed of cattle in the British Isles, they are hardy, dual-purpose cattle, producing excellent beef and milk, an ideal suckler cow for conservation grazing. The Dexter originated in the South Western region of Ireland. Like the Kerry, they are descended from the predominately black cattle of the early Celts.

Read more here: http://www.dextercattle.co.uk/


 

saddlebackBritish Saddleback Pigs

The British Saddleback is the result of the amalgamation of two similar breeds, the Essex and Wessex Saddleback. British Saddlebacks are hardy and noted for their mothering ability. The breed continues to be used mainly to provide coloured dams for the production of first-cross porkers, baconers and heavy pigs. The breed is known for its grazing ability and is very hardy. It has secured a niche in outdoor and organic production.

Read more here: http://saddlebackclub.wix.com/saddlebackclub