Archive of April 2013 Articles

Electric Aga here we come!

26th April 2013 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

With the installation of our new electric turbine we decided it would be a good idea to have an electric Aga rather that oil fired one.We did a great deal of research and eventually found a  company( who had also succesfully coinverted a  friends Aga with  an electric conversion kit.) Charles sai Read the full post

Off to a new home!

26th April 2013 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Today some of our Dexter cattle set out on a journey all the way to Kaithness! The Kay family already have some Southland’s Dexter’s and it is lovely that Sparkle, Fiesta ,Sunshine, Djokovic and Robson have gone to join their  new herd and meet up with old friends.They were so good load Read the full post

New eco welly washer!

12th April 2013 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

I am rather pleased with my new welly washer. The best thing is we now use the soapy water left over from washing the cottage floors to pour in the welly washer resulting in nice shiny boots that smell good too!  Its only a pity the dogs wont fit! Read the full post

New Chickens at Southlands Farm!

12th April 2013 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

At last with a little persuasion from Rosie I decided to get some new chickens (After Mr Fox got all but four of my old ones.) We have our three Peekin Bantam chicks that we hatched in the incubator two weeks ago and I have bought six more tiny chicks to join them. They will  ... Read the full post

Southlands Farm Beef Boxes

9th April 2013 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Dear All, We are about to send off some of our finished rare breed Dexter steers and this year we are test driving a new Box Scheme. All cuts will be beautifully butchered and  neatly vacuum packed by our local butcher, ready for your freezer or with a little sun the BBQ! The box will ... Read the full post

 

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