My dog Barley taken by a camper

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What a monster machine

This is the muck spreader that was used to spread the muck from the sheep shed on to the fields to improve the grass and make it grow wellP1020063.

Mother hen comes out of the woods with her brood!

I had realized I was a hen missing and feared that Mr Fox had had her for dinner

3 weeks later Mrs Black hen re-appears at the chicken run with her babies.

There are 11 all looking good and now in a brood box to keep them safe.P1020067

Stone sculptures in Slaley Forest

P1020004One of about 12 sculptures to be found in Slaley Forest a 5 minute drive from Rye Hill Farm, great place for walks with dogs or children.

Do you like this new photo of Rye Hill Farm?

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Our harvest is IN.

P1020054AP1020061t one time there were 5 tractors working in the field, The bales are very heavy, no way could you move them by hand but the tractors manage to pick up 2 at a time before they get wrapped in thin plastic to keep the air and weather out.

Fields of grass cut for winter feed.

P1020033On Sunday the contractors cut our field of long grass for making into hay or silage to feed to the stock in winter. If the weather is right, dry and breezy we will make it as hay that does not need to be wrapped in black plastic to keep it usable.

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