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2 days ago
Albans Barnyard

After a busy week extending & improving their pen the pigs are here!!!! We have 8 – all had an Oxford Sandy & Black dad, one mum was Saddleback/Gloucester Old Spot & the other GOS/Berkshire. A lovely mix of heritage breeds & every set of markings seems to be represented!πŸ·πŸ–πŸ·πŸ–πŸ·πŸ–πŸ·πŸ–πŸ™‚ See MoreSee Less

After a busy week extending & improving their pen the pigs are here!!!! We have 8 - all had an Oxford Sandy & Black dad, one mum was Saddleback/Gloucester Old Spot & the other GOS/Berkshire. A lovely mix of heritage breeds & every set of markings seems to be represented!πŸ·πŸ–πŸ·πŸ–πŸ·πŸ–πŸ·πŸ–πŸ™‚

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Sarah Lafarge These are the pigs I was talking about on Friday went we went to see the Albans Barnyard cows and lambs ….. I couldn't see the pigs because they hadn't arrived. ☺️ 😁

Beautiful

6 days ago
Albans Barnyard

The Chickens are out! It’s not only us that have been in lockdown, chickens have been as well due to avian flu. Ours have staged a couple of Houdini like breakouts but they have been otherwise penned since December
This is our copper laced wyandotte, we think she is beautiful.
Happy Easter!!πŸ£πŸ”πŸ“
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The Chickens are out! Its not only us that have been in lockdown, chickens have been as well due to avian flu. Ours have staged a couple of Houdini like breakouts but they have been otherwise penned since December
This is our copper laced wyandotte, we think she is beautiful.
Happy Easter!!πŸ£πŸ”πŸ“Image attachment

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Really pretty hen

3 weeks ago
Albans Barnyard

UPDATE: The cameras are now off😒

Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to watch and for all the lovely messages you have sent – it’s been lovely to hear from you & we hope the lambs have brightened your days.

Lambcam will be back next year! 🐏🐏🐏
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UPDATE: The cameras are now off😒

Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to watch and for all the lovely messages you have sent - its been lovely to hear from you & we hope the lambs have brightened your days.

Lambcam will be back next year! 🐏🐏🐏

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The lambcam was great fun! It also made me reminisce about the lovely holiday in Cox cottage. My family and I would certainly like to return some time…

We saw them gambolling around this afternoon – full of the joys of Spring! Made me feel quite old!

Love watching them in the field . And the cattle….and wild geese….and it would be lovely to see the trees greening up as well!

3 weeks ago
Albans Barnyard

Our latest lambs! See MoreSee Less

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I was sad to think that I would have to wait until next year for the best ever entertainment and then you put one of the cameras outside! YippeeeπŸ€£πŸ‘πŸ˜€ thank you so much! Loads more time to enjoy the frolickingπŸ˜€

3 weeks ago
Albans Barnyard

Well that was quick! See MoreSee Less

Well that was quick!

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Hope the last two are the same 🀞

3 weeks ago
Albans Barnyard

And we’re off! Blackie has started lambing🀞 See MoreSee Less

And we’re off! Blackie has started lambing🀞
3 weeks ago
Albans Barnyard

Wilma has been holding on to her lambs so long now that she is joined in the ‘due’ queue by the other two ladies in waiting.
Next up is ‘Blackie’. She’s another first timer and is expecting our only single lamb. Then there is No 1 – our first ever homebred lamb – she’s an old lady at 10 and is expecting triplets! She is an excellent mother & a couple of years ago brought up a fine set of quads all on her own! If they time it right we would really like to be able to adopt one of her lambs onto Blackie🀞🐏🐏🐏
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The lights are on, I can see your foot and now I don't want to go to bed.

3 weeks ago
Albans Barnyard

This is Wilma & it’s her turn to lamb next! She should be due today but, based on the lambing so far this year, there’s unlikely to be any action before tomorrow. She’s expecting twins & this is her second lambing – last year she popped them out so quick we didn’t even notice the second one arrive – fingers crossed it’s that easy this year.🀞🐏🐏 See MoreSee Less

This is Wilma & its her turn to lamb next! She should be due today but, based on the lambing so far this year, theres unlikely to be any action before tomorrow. Shes expecting twins & this is her second lambing - last year she popped them out so quick we didnt even notice the second one arrive - fingers crossed its that easy this year.🀞🐏🐏Image attachmentImage attachment

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Hello Wilma!

Claire Sheldon πŸ‘

How many more have you got to go? I’m sure you all need a rest! X

4 weeks ago
Albans Barnyard

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Lovely pictures, miss visiting this year.

So photogenic. Love their faces.

4 weeks ago
Albans Barnyard

The next ewe due is 32. She’s expecting twins anytime now! See MoreSee Less

The next ewe due is 32. Shes expecting twins anytime now!Image attachment

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I like having the picture of what ewe to watch next, thank you.

4 weeks ago
Albans Barnyard

Clever girl – she didn’t run away this year! She popped out two lovely ram lambs this afternoon without any help at all🐏🐏 See MoreSee Less

Clever girl - she didnt run away this year! She popped out two lovely ram lambs this afternoon without any help at all🐏🐏

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Was funny last year when she ran away, but glad she’s a pro this year. Girls are still winning 🀞x

Hmmm. You said the ram lambs might start turning up.. And here they are. ☺️

4 weeks ago
Albans Barnyard

Looks like there’s a big storm coming through over the next couple of days so we thought we better make a shelter for the lambs – it’s amazing what you can do with a few old pallets!πŸ’¨πŸŒ¦πŸŒ§β›ˆβ˜‚οΈπŸπŸ See MoreSee Less

Looks like theres a big storm coming through over the next couple of days so we thought we better make a shelter for the lambs - its amazing what you can do with a few old pallets!πŸ’¨πŸŒ¦πŸŒ§β›ˆβ˜‚οΈπŸπŸ

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Hope you've got it lashed down! Blowing a hoolie up here just nowπŸ’¨πŸ’¦πŸ’¨

Hope it's nothing like 1987 !! Keep safe .

1 month ago
Albans Barnyard

Next due is 169. She is expecting twins anytime now. She was born in 2018 and this is her second lambing. Last year she ran away from her first lamb but she did turn round & love it after a minute or two! Let’s hope she’s a bit more prepared this year!🐏🐏 See MoreSee Less

Next due is 169. She is expecting twins anytime now. She was born in 2018 and this is her second lambing. Last year she ran away from her first lamb but she did turn round & love it after a minute or two! Lets hope shes a bit more prepared this year!🐏🐏Image attachment

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Expect she got the fright of her life πŸ€£πŸ˜‚

Awww bless her!

1 month ago
Albans Barnyard

208 may have been a first timer but she did so well! Ewe twins born, up, feeding & penned within an hour! Not too late either – out at midnight back to bed at one. Lambing made easyπŸπŸπŸ‘πŸ‘ See MoreSee Less

208 may have been a first timer but she did so well! Ewe twins born, up, feeding & penned within an hour! Not too late either - out at midnight back to bed at one. Lambing made easyπŸπŸπŸ‘πŸ‘

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That is so good to hear! And a first time mum too

1 month ago
Albans Barnyard

This is 208 & she should be next to lamb. She’s due twins today but, as all the ewes are at least a day late, she probably won’t lamb until tomorrow! This is her first lambing so it will be interesting to see how she does🐏🐏🀞 See MoreSee Less

This is 208 & she should be next to lamb. Shes due twins today but, as all the ewes are at least a day late, she probably wont lamb until tomorrow! This is her first lambing so it will be interesting to see how she does🐏🐏🀞Image attachment

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Good luck my lovely 😊

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