Monday, 16 May 2011

My First Blog Entry


Dear All,
This is my first entry to the blog and I hope there will be many more. I am a 13 year old boy who has just started my very own flock. People have been telling me that I should give it a try, so here I go!
Let me tell you a bit of history about my family. My granddad has one of the oldest Suffolk sheep flocks in England and I will be able to ask him for some advice even though he lives a long way away. I lived in Northumberland for most of my life and moved to Worcestershire 3 years ago as my dad changed jobs. My dad once trained as a Farm manger and then turned into a Professional Rugby player and now is a rugby coach.
It all started about a year and half ago when I met a lady in the village who was my mum’s friend. She offered me 2.7 acres of land, she knew I wanted to be a shepherd and have my own sheep.
I have bought 4 Suffolk gimmers this week. I was so excited when I got them on Saturday and I am checking them on the way to school every day.
My plans for the future include:
·         Breeding ewe lambs so I have a bigger flock.
·         Produce my own meat to sell and to eat.
·         Finally the main thing is to have fun.
If you have enjoyed my first blog I hope you will check my blog again next week!!
Gimmers = A one year old sheep.


  1. I hope you have enjoyed reading that!! If you have any questions fell free to ask!!!

  2. hi, i am very impressed. do you have a big farm? do your sheep not live on grass alone?

    would it be possible for you to judge at a locol show my father is organising?

    will be wiating for a reply soon. thanks.

  3. joesphjjaw
    Please may you send me a reply