Today we went to Greenmount Hill Farm in Glenwherry to learn all about the important work they do there. We had a fabulous talk by Alex the gamekeeper who told us all about the different birds they have there and showed us traps they use. He let us listen to some bird sounds and have a look at the different equipment he uses in his job. We then headed up to the new shed which was filled with lots of sheep and lambs. Eileen told us all about the different breeds and information on their weights.
Next we got to look at the baby lambs and even got to pet them. A baby lamb weighs about 4 kilograms! They were very cute and snuggled into their mums.
Suddenly we were called to the other side of the farm and we all got to see a lamb being born! It was very quick and after a quick check over it was walking in no time! We learnt lots and lots today and want to say a huge thank-you to everyone who helped organise and run our session.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
Our cookies ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Please make your choice!
Some cookies are necessary in order to make this website function correctly. These are set by default and whilst you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, some functionality such as being able to log in to the website will not work if you do this. The necessary cookies set on this website are as follows:
A 'sessionid' token is required for logging in to the website and we also use a 'crfstoken' token to prevent cross site request forgery.
We use Matomo cookies to improve the website performance by capturing information such as browser and device types. The data from this cookie is anonymised.
Cookies are used to help distinguish between humans and bots on contact forms on this website.
A cookie is used to store your cookie preferences for this website.Cookies that are not necessary to make the website work, but which enable additional functionality, can also be set. By default these cookies are disabled, but you can choose to enable them below: