On 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.
Trevour and Tom came to shear the sheep on Friday, I had meant to take a photo for you to see but they were shorn so fast the I could hardly keep up with “wrapping” the fleeces in to a big roll then putting the fleece into the wool sheets. Here are the wool sheets each contains about 35 fleeces. The sheets will then be collect for the Wool Marketing Board to process .
The sign up the drive way to warn of free ranging animals and children or even Grannies around the corner!
This is on the Hexham side of the bridge and says who built it and when