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News from the farm

Seasonal news and updates from our historic working farm at the National Museum of Rural Life.

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Farmhouse and steading

If you take a walk up to the kitchen garden you will come face-to-face with our resident scarecrow which has had a makeover. Take time to see the autumn foliage around the steading and the farmhouse

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Silage harvest

The silage has been cut ready for cut for tedding, racking up, bailing and wrapping and will be stored until needed as feed in the winter months.

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New arrivals

We saw Ayrshire calves and Aberdeen Angus and Highland cross calves arrive on the farm in 2021.

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Georgina the Clydesdale

Georgina the Clydesdale, born in the summer of 2020 is growing up fast and is enjoying being out in the fields.

Clydesdale horse
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Tamworth pigs

We welcomed new Tamworth piglets to the farm in 2021.

Tamworth pig

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Header image: An autumn scene with geese in the field at the National Museum of Rural Life.

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