Sheep's Eye View

The Alfie Purl flock's take on life.

  • Lambs are on their way!

    Lambs are on their way!

    With three to four weeks to go before lambing we see what is happening.Read More

    25/03/2016 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 1216
  • Speaking the Language

    Speaking the Language

    Hello humans! It’s ME!! CHRISTOPHER!!! And in addition to my duties as Flock Spokes-sheep on Facebook, I am now allowed to talk to you all on our very own website!! Facebook friends will know who I...Read More

    13/09/2015 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 1107
  • Shearing Day 2015

    Shearing day has been and gone, and to be honest, I am very relieved that it’s all over. It is a hectic day, a day when we find out whether our care of the sheep over the last 12 months has been...Read More

    05/06/2015 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 768
  • A Meditation On Grass

    A Meditation On Grass

    You humans are so fickle. As you know, I like to make a study of humans, because you’re actually very interesting animals, and (of course) it’s the areas where we differ which are so interesting to...Read More

    02/07/2012 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 686
  • Open Farm Sunday 2012

    Open Farm Sunday 2012

    Once a year, in early June, farms all over the country open their doors to visitors as part of the Open Farm Sunday scheme. At Vowley Farm, we are no exception. Now, I love open days. I...Read More

    17/06/2012 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 679
  • Poorly Lambs

    Poorly Lambs

    There’s a saying which the humans often quote. I think it’s a little bit mean, but it does seem to be accurate. It goes: “Question: How do you know when a Cotswold sheep is dead? Answer: It’s...Read More

    15/05/2012 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 661
  • Lambs galore!

    Lambs galore!

    Well, what a rollercoaster of a fortnight it’s been. I’m sorry I haven’t posted here with updates of the new lambs, but things have been rather hectic of late! In south-west England, we have had...Read More

    08/05/2012 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 605
  • Waiting, waiting, waiting...

    Waiting, waiting, waiting...

    We are all waiting – waiting in the rain, actually, given what the weather is like here in South-West England at the moment. There are no lambs yet, and the orphan lambs have been giving the...Read More

    23/04/2012 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 569
  • Countdown to lambing

    Countdown to lambing

    The ewes in our flock will be lambing soon, and the humans are excited and a bit worried. We sheep, however, are not concerned. The ewes are in excellent condition, and are feeling extremely...Read More

    12/04/2012 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 736
  • New Lambs

    New Lambs

    The humans like lambs – well, who doesn’t? We all like them. Our flock is still waiting for our own lambs to arrive (first ones due on 24th April or thereabouts!) but the humans decided they...Read More

    04/04/2012 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 694
  • Lamb Riot!

    Lamb Riot!

    Here’s a video clip of the lambs charging around their paddock. They stayed in their pen for a few days so that they knew where they lived and where the milk was, then the humans decided to let...Read More

    04/04/2012 Home, Sheep's Eye View 0 712

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