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A Year Without A Spring

  As we come out of what feels like a winter that never ended, even with the changing of the seasons, we begin to see hope. We are collectively coming out of hiding with a renewed sense of hope and joy as "normal" begins to unfold once again. The lives we once led have been changed for better or worse, but we have also learned to appreciate th...
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Answers to my Quiz

QUIZ – All answers start with the letter B 1a Name a food Rodney and Del really like. 1b Name another of their favourite foods. (Bonus point for thinking of a third type!) Broccoli, Blueberries (and for a bonus Brussel Sprouts) 2 What is the name of one of the pygmy goats? Boyce 3 What is the name of the smelly male goat? Benji 4 What is Daisy's fa...
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Reflections about Caenhill Countryside Centre – and a quiz just for fun!

As Chris tells us regularly, Caenhill Countryside Centre is a charity set up to help young people and rescue animals. It is however so much more than this. Its motto is Touching Hearts and Lifting Souls. This, I believe, is exactly right. Just after the time the Centre went viral on tik tok I have followed the posts by Chris and Caroline although o...
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Chinese Geese

During some of the recent live sessions I noticed quite a few people asking why Giggle looked different from the other geese. It is because she is a Chinese Goose whereas many of the others are Embden geese. Since its Caroline's birthday today I thought it would be a good time to share some of the information I have discovered about Chinese geese M...
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For Anyone who wants to Learn a Few Facts about Chickens.

                              Chicken Breeds, Warren Chickens, Silkies, Wattles and Combs. Chicken Breeds In my quest to learn something about the chickens at Caenhill CC I thought I would investigate some of the different chicken breeds. This was when I discovered how ...
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An Introduction to Cherry Valley Ducks

As I like learning new things I really enjoyed researching the animal breeds in my previous blogs. I became curious about some of the other animal breeds at Caenhill CC and decided to write a little about three of them. The first is the Cherry Valley Duck. Cherry Valley Ducks The only Cherry Valley Duck Chris has that I know about is the lovely whi...
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Domestic Pigs

A little while ago Chris mentioned that he might consider getting some weaners if Marlene is not pregnant. Weaners are 6-10 week old pigs no longer feeding from their mother. He suggested that someone might like to find out about different breeds of pig in order to see if there was a particular type suited to life on the farm. It so happened that w...
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A Brief Introduction to Call Ducks

Call Ducks are the new members of the Caenhill CC team. At present they are in isolation and I am not sure how many there are but they will soon be adding to the animal magic of the farm. They are a small, or bantam, breed of Duck, apart from in Australia where they are bigger. They were originally known as Decoy Ducks because they were used to att...
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OREO - Extracts from an imagined diary.

Below are extracts from the diary of the newest member of the Caenhill Team. Here Oreo records his first week at the farm. Being a dog there may be a few errors in his timeline but hopefully he can be forgiven any slight mistakes. Saturday 26th September 2020 I left home with Kevin and was taken on a long car trip. Around lunchtime we arrived at a ...
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Muscovy Ducks - Photos

These should have been published with my previous blog but somehow were lost!
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