Sheep Farming

Wool Week 2020

Wool Week 2020

Wool Week (5th - 18th October) is a time when we can celebrate the versatile and environmental benefits of wool.  This year we have teamed up with Ewe & Ply to bring you the journey of wool from farm to shop.

Ewe & Ply sells yarns made from natural fibres, with British wool being especially prized. Teri and Becca, the pair behind the shop, have also been producing their own brand of knitting yarn, Shropshire Ply, spun from local fleeces.

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Flock Fertility

Flock Fertility

Fertility is the key driver in all fl ocks as the number of lambs reared will infl uence the farms profi tability. Ensure both ewes and rams are in a good Body Condition Score (BCS) prior to tupping (3.5). Remember it can take up to six weeks to increase a ewes BCS by one condition score.

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