Saturday, 9 June 2012

Scrappy Doo Joins The Flock

 A couple of weeks ago Scrappy Doo and his mother with gathered in from the fields around the farm and taken out onto the fell.  Before they went Scrappy Doo was given her own personal ID and her mother's ID was noted down so that we will always know her parentage.  She was tagged up, checked over and given a clean bill of health and then transported along with other ewes and lambs to their acknowledged heft on the moor.  A heft is a particular area on the fell.  Hefted sheep instictively know which is their 'patch' or 'heft' and pass on this knowledge to their young.

Scrappy Doo is now officially part of the Pry House Flock!

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