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By Reading School Year 4 teacher

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2018 Lambing at Rushall Farm

Lots of schools choose to visit Rushall Farm during lambing. For a variety of economic and practical reasons we now have 2 lambing periods.   Whilst any time in late February, March and April will be good times to visit the farm at its busiest, see lots of sheep and hold lambs, there will be specific weeks where schools are more likely to see lambs being born. Please look at the attachment below to see when would suit your school

Lambing 2017

Every year we scan our ewes so we know how many lambs each ewe is having.  This means we can intervene if there are lambing problems and it also means we can feed the pregnant ewes accordingly.

Scanning results First Flock 2017

Scanning results Second Flock 2017