Lambing is almost done - just a few stragglers left now but these still need watching. It has been hard work with many assisted births which has really kept us busy. Not sure why this year - possibly due to the "green" winter when the ewes have done well with the lambs growing a bit too well in the womb ?? The hay we made last summer was excellent quality which possibly hasn't helped the well being. Calving has almost slipped under the radar with minimal fuss - it just happened !!
Most of the arable crops have been sown on Fforest with the fields slowly turning green again. Peas and barley still to plant at Penrhiw and there is even a field of silage ready to cut - so no rest .......... Naughty ginger piglets are having great fun escaping from their pen and scampering about the yard - they are going out the field very soon.
Busy market weekend - the usual Cardiff ones - Rhiwbina on Fri, Riverside on Sunday; Usk and Tonteg on Sat
Thursday, May 2, 2019
|String Quintet to play for Christmas||Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 15:59|
|Penrhiw Farm November 15th||Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:05|
|All about apples||Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 23:29|
|Elm Tree Pies to close||Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:41|
|Money raised for charity||Friday, February 3, 2017 - 13:29|
|Usk Farmers' Market is 18 years old||Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 15:56|
|The Usk vegetable box scheme.||Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 12:14|
|News for April 16th 2016||Friday, April 15, 2016 - 19:11|
|March 19th||Friday, March 18, 2016 - 10:27|
|5th March 2016||Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 22:43|