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Spring is now here and Farmer Percy has been working hard at the place to be!

As well as welcoming a smaller herd of rare breed belted galloway cattle to Humble Bee, our two lovely sows are about to farrow at any moment.

The expectant mums have been moved from their outdoor quarters to a secure and spacious pen in one of our barns, ready for their litters of piglets. Farmer Percy is keeping a watchful eye on them and we'll keep you updated.

Our happy hens, which also have their own chicken run, have been inspired by the recent sunshine and have been laying some delicious, golden-yoked eggs. There's lots of clucking going on, so we know when our ladies are busy!

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Our Texel sheep, including this year's lambs, are now in the fields, nibbling on the fresh spring grass. As the weather warms up, their woolly coats will be sheared off so they can keep cool over the summer months. 

As well as our new small herd of belted galloways, the rest of the herd, which are mixed breeds, are also out in the open fields and enjoying endless grazing as the grass grows under the wamth of the sun.

The wildlife around the farm is also buzzing with life. We have a number of blackbirds who lead the dawn chorus and keep us entertained with their lovely birdsong and buttercup yellow beaks.

The farm is just about ready to welcome summer and Alfie, our sheepdog, lets us know the weather is warming up!

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