Auto Trader Ltd
Farminguk
26 May 2016 | Online since 2003
Scrutton Bland


Spring Lambing Day at Walford Campus


New born lambs

New born lambs

The Walford Campus has over 90 different species of animal ranging from a 275 strong dairy herd to Alpacas, Meerkats and Chinchillas. You will have an opportunity to see all of the animals and watch or take part in fun activities such as Clay Pigeon Shooting, Dog Agility Display, Equine Display, a Treasure Hunt, Vintage Machinery Display and much, much more.
New for 2014, the brand new dairy will enable visitors to see the Fullwood Merlin, a robotic milking machine; milking cows throughout the day in addition, there are timed talks taking place in the new Herringbone milking parlour. There is also face painting, Superzorbs and stalls as well as lots of places to eat, including a Hog Roast.
The sheep have started to lamb, with our first lambs in the sheds keeping dry! Students are taking shifts to aid farm staff in providing 24 hour round the clock cover for the sheep and new born lambs, Level 3 Agriculture student Sophie Lewis said ‘I live on a family farm so I have always helped out with lambing, I really enjoy my course, I’d recommend it to anyone wanting to do agriculture.’

Level 3 Agriculture student, Sophie Lewis holding a lamb


Download





0 Comment


loginuserlogo
Name

Please enter your name


Email

Comment

Please enter your comment


Post Comment

Your comment submitted successfully.Please wait for admin approval.


Comments

No comments posted yet. Be the first to post a comment

World News

New Zealand | 26 May 2016
Milk price prediction means prolonged doubt for farmers

Farmers are resigned to another tight season after Fonterra confirmed its milk price at $4.25 for the coming season. Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard said: "Many were hopeful of a price in the vicinit...


Canada | 26 May 2016
Alberta's farm safety talks are missing farmers

Alberta's controversial farm safety bill is set to be examined by consultants next month — but only 30 per cent of group are actual farmers. Agriculture Minister Oneil Carlier and Labour Minister C...


France | 26 May 2016
French poultry firm LDC sees tougher year ahead

France's largest poultry processor LDC on Wednesday forecast a slight fall in operating profit for its 2016/17 financial year, citing weak demand and the risk of higher grain costs. Poultry demand ...


USA | 26 May 2016
John Deere earnings review: Weakness in agriculture

The continuing downturn in the global agriculture industry along with the weakening of construction equipment market has been impacting the performance of John Deere DE +1.07% for the last few quarter...


Australia | 26 May 2016
Australian dairy farmers rally against low milk prices

Struggling dairy farmers and their families have paraded through the streets of major Australian cities to protest against the low milk prices driving them out of business. Hundreds of angry farmer...



Trending Now

Viewed
Discussed

Farms and Land for sale

PropertyLocation
PropertyAgent
PropertyMinimumPrice
PropertyMaximumPrice
PropertyCategory

Holiday Rentals search

AccommodationKeyword
AccommodationType
AccommodationCounty
AccommodationStarRating


Top stories you may have missed
closeicon
Username
Password