October 22, 2019

Why cows?

Cows have taken a lot of stick in the press lately for their contribution to climate change. In reality, things aren’t that simple.

Cows emit methane, yes. They also do an incredible job of cycling nutrients within grassland systems. In fact if managed properly they greatly increase the health of the soil and the grass; while increasing carbon sequestration into the soil. The methane problem is much more significant if cows aren’t fed grass. We are...

February 27, 2018

Here is an insight into how we look after and care for our sheep. This is the first of a series of short video's that will be will realising over the year - all giving insights on how we do things here at Three Pools.

October 23, 2017

We have introduced our rams to the flock. By introducing them now we hope we will be lambing mid-late march. Lambing at this time we hope to be past the worst of the winter weather, but early enough that the lambs will ween to get early season grass growth which is more nutritious. This way we won't have to supplement their feed later in the year - keeping the farm system a closed loop. 

As our flock is small we separated the ewes with the best pu...

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