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  • Lamb cute-let

    We know how Field Day readers like a story about giant farm animals. So it is only fair we draw attention to what we think must be the smallest lamb in the world. Belinda Needham, who runs a smallholding near Spalding with her husband James, has spent the past week hand-reading this cute little fellow, […]

  • A baaa-rilliant game

    Yesterday, a sunny spring day, NOW TV arranged for a lamb football match, in an attempt to predict some of the Premier League football scores. Field Day brings you photos from the woolly match…   Photos by Joe Pepler/REX  

  • A springing six

    We heard recently about the “surprise five” lambs – well now a Dorset farmer has received an early Easter surprise when one of his ewes gave birth to six healthy lambs. The sextuplets were the largest number of lambs ever born to one ewe at Colesmoor Farm, Toller Porcorum, where Rorie and Rachael Geddes run […]

  • A tartan brew

    The people of Perthshire may be able to enjoy a local cuppa next year as the first ever Scottish tea plantation has been opened by the Fife-based The Wee Tea Company. The plantation is amongst the largest in Europe, with over 2,000 plants already growing. The Camellia Sinensis plant, usually only grown in Asia, has […]


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