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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 summer flowers in bloom around the steading and the farmhouse

Wester Kittochside
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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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Sheep in the fields

Our ewes and lambs are now out in the fields enjoying the fresh summer grass.

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New arrivals

We're delighted to announce the arrival of of Ayrshire calves, Aberdeen Angus and Highland cross calves.

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Georgina the Clydesdale

Georgina the Clydesdale that arrived last summer is growing up fast and is enjoying being out in the fields.

Clydesdale horse
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Tamworth pigs

The Tamworths have been enjoying the summer and taking relaxing naps in the shade and we have also welcomed new piglets to the farm.

Tamworth pig

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Header image: Summer flowers in full bloom on the Wester Kittochside farm.

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