News From Penrhiw Farm

It's good growing weather - all the arable crops are responding to the warm rain and there is plenty of grass.  Lots of lovely haylage already made on Cefn Coed / Fforest - still watching the grass grow at Penrhiw.  

One for the farm record book  -  Martha, one of Cefn Coed's best sows had 18 piglets.  How many she will manage to rear is questionable.  A few are small and there is a lot of Martha to lie down without squishing some.   

On the down side, the muggy weather provides ideal conditions for fly strike on the sheep.  Wet warm fleeces are a wonderful habitat for wriggly maggots.  We have to be very vigilant with a thorough check of the ewes daily until they are all shorn.  (Welsh ewes don't readily part with their fleeces until late June)

Celia   

Thursday, May 31, 2018

News

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Penrhiw Dispatch April 18th 2019 Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:30
April 6th Fish Stall Friday, April 5, 2019 - 22:54
Penrhiw Dispatch March 15th 2019 Friday, March 15, 2019 - 11:29
Fish at the next market Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 16:28
Penrhiw Farm Dispatch 26/02/2019 Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 09:51
Salmon & Broccoli Fishcakes Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 13:39
Organic Meat from Penrhiw Farm Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 10:24
January 16th 2019 Penrhiw Farm Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 13:42
New Season Marmalade Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 22:32
THis week from USK VALE FOODS Friday, December 14, 2018 - 11:10

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