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Animals and Farmers
Our farmers talk you through the exciting new arrival of Orchid’s foal and discuss what it’s like having this new little fella on the farm.
Farmer Ruth has had a busy night at Cannon Hall Farm so far – she can’t even count on both hands the number of babies she’s welcomed because the number is well … read more
Our visitor attraction is closed but there’s still thousands of animals on our farm that need care – including the sheep. We have entered the busiest time in the farming calendar and … read more
Our visitor attraction is closed to the public – but we still have hundreds of ewes due to lamb. Farmer Robert and Farmer Kate were on hand today to welcome these twin … read more
At 5am this morning, Farmer Robert was doing his morning rounds when he spotted a ewe who had already had two lambs – but appeared to be struggling with the third. Quickly … read more
Our amazing Shire horse Orchid has safely delivered her foal on March 19, 2020. Join Farmer Robert as he introduces you to him for the first time.
Our farmers had an epic road trip to go and collect Grizzly Bear – our new Swiss Valais tup – from Scotland this week. Watch the fly-on-the-wall documentary we filmed as we … read more
The ever wet ground has been a real challenge recently and our Shetland Ponies were overdue a run. We decided to move them in to the spare sand paddock next to our Shires.The … read more
Farmer Robert brings us news of newborn Quads and dramatic footage of a live birth at Cannon Hall Farm in Barnsley, February 26, 2020.
Our roundhouse is unique because we have a viewing platform which allows the day’s visitors to watch as our farmer’s go about their day. Watch what happens when a ewe got in … read more
This ewe has really tested our skills – she delivered one lamb and the after birth early yesterday morning. Our farmers inspected her and found no other signs of another lamb – … read more
During lambing time, you truly never know what to expect. The aftermath of Storm Dennis left our river swollen and the brambles trecherous. Farmer Roger had to call in reinforcements when he … read more
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