We keep a flock of over 30 sheep, on the Llyn Peninsular in North Wales. Nearly all our sheep were born here. They are sisters, mothers, grandmothers, aunties, even great grandmothers. They roam our fields, trimming the grass and nibbling the brambles. Coming over for a cuddle each day and providing beautiful fleeces each year.
They are mostly all cross breeds, selectively bred by ourselves from Shetland, Soay, Jacob, Welsh and more recently Icelandic, Wenslydale & Valais Black Nose. They make wonderful pets and grow wonderful fleeces ideal for crafters.
We don’t farm our sheep, or breed them every year, we don’t sell any of our sheep or lambs for meat. And just simply enjoy having them here as pet animals as they are great fun to own!
2018 has been a year for new arrivals. Our woolly family has grown from 29 to over 40 residents since the beginning of the year!
Some of these new additions are lambs born here, others are new sheep like ram Sven that we specifically bought in and others are sheep who were in need of a home.
September especially has seen lots of new members join our family, but not the woolly kind. Starting on the 1st of September with the birth of our second child little Oliver! He was closely followed by 2 guinea pigs, Custard & Dave who were in need of a home following their previous owner’s house move. (Our farm is home to 16 guinea pigs a lot of whom are rescued or were piggies in need of a home). They were followed by the addition of 2 Anglo Nubian goatlings Arianna & Tigerlily (Tiggy), much to the sheep’s disgust. They don’t seem impressed by their new hairy neighbours!
We will also be welcoming 3 new woolly additions in the coming weeks.