Goats are more popular now than ever in UK through dairy and meat. And now….at the farm itself.

According to Annual Attractions surveys performed by Visit England, as of 5th August 2015 the British agricultural farm is becoming more popular among the general public. The same survey reports that in the year 2014 there was an average of a 10% increase in visits across the nation. This additional count means that England has witnessed an overall growth of a significant 48% (almost double) of farm days since 1989. Continue reading

A Geep is Born

Ever heard of a ‘geep’ before? Probably not, a geep is the name sometimes given to a goat-sheep hybrid, and it is a pretty rare occurrence. There are only a few cases reported of a sheep and a goat mating successfully, and this usually includes a billy goat and a ewe. While there have been a few cases of the successful mating between these two species previously resulting in offspring there have been even fewer cases of the offspring being born alive or surviving for more than a few days. Continue reading