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Happy New Year…………2020.

A lovely breakaway at New Year at Ross Bay Retreat can blow away the cobwebs literally……….and recharge your batteries to take on the challenges of a new year.  The bay can be calm and quiet, yet over the field towards the Isle of Man, the story can be very different.  Roaring seas can be heard

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That view again, just ‘cos I like it!

Just another picture of the silaging this time as we really like it.  It captures the flurry of activity which is there and then no sooner gone.  Ross island in the back drop, us tractor drivers need to concentrate on driving and not viewing otherwise we will soon be seeing the sea to close!!

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Feeding on the frosty morn.

No matter whatever the weather here at Ross there are always animals to feed and look after.  A lovely frosty morning whilst out walking the dogs around the bay, I caught a snap of David on the tractor with the feeder waggon trundling along.

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All gathered together to aim for Spring lambs!

All the ewes are gathered up and put on fresh grass, feet trimmed, foot bathed, vaccinated, wormed and ready for the boys! Hopefully aiming for lambing time late February onwards!!!

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This weeks new arrival!

The new arrival this week on Ross Farm is a little blonde d’aquaitaine cross charolais bull. Proud mother!

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Farm work – topping finished.

Well, that’s is all the topping of the grass finished for this year. Everywhere looking nice and green, with fresh grass for the cattle and sheep to forage upon before the weather takes the Autumn turn!

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Flower power.

Our new flower beds outside Dairy House have settled and now showing smart colours – learning to garden at last!

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Old Billy bull

Here is our old stock bull – Billy.  He too is quiet and sensible to work with and enjoys roaming around the Ross farmland.  He produces us with some lovely quality calves.

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