This morning I had the great pleasure to get dressed up in bee keeper gear with Steve Barrett at Adams distribution centre where he keeps one of his many hives. Today Steve was searching for eggs and was delighted to find some. Steve makes all of his own hives and this one looked splendid in […]
Out on the road to Covehithe these pigs were waiting for the farmer to arrive. And yes the could hear him in his tractor just up the road so they were all lined up at the fields edge waiting to be fed. This particular sow was peeping over the electric fence looking very happy. Size […]
One of many traditional names given to our brown hare is the stubble stag. At this time of year this is the most apt name as so many of the fields are full of stubble. This fine stubble stag was in such a field in Stockton, Norfolk. Again this drawing is 594x420mm and will be […]
All of the Jersey x Redpolls are each milked one at a time at the morning milking. Each cow waits patiently in the yard until Zoe brings each one into the milking shed. https://www.the-calf-at-foot-dairy.co.uk/
On many small farms you will find a few chickens supplying a source of free range eggs. At Calf in the foot dairy were such chickens and as I keep being asked when are you doing chickens I though the moment had come. I am sure I will visit them again too.