Mark Williams leaning on a fence with cows in the background© Richard Stanton
Shearing is well under way here. It is the earliest we have ever started and at least three weeks earlier than last year. The sheep shore well, despite some reluctance from my contractor, Gareth, to make a start. What was a surprise was that some of the ewes had maggots. Up until mid-May it has been very dry with some frost. My spring barley has struggled to get out of the ground and when it did the crows had a […]