Other Farm Animals
We have a range of other animals on the farm.
Dove the Fell Pony
The Fell pony is a versatile, working breed of mountain and moorland pony, originally bred on the fell farms of Northwest England. The Fell pony is noted for hardiness, agility, strength and sure-footedness.
The red squirrel is protected in most of Europe as numbers have decreased. They shed their coats twice a year, switching to a darker, thicker coat, in winter. They mate twice a year, usually in February/March and June/July. The average size of a litter is 3-4 kittens, but can be as large as 6. The gestation periods is 38-39 days. The nest of a squirrel is known as a drey and they live on average 3 years, although in captivity they have been known to live for 10 years.
Developed in Britain for its fantastic milk and cross bred with breeds from the Middle East and North Africa, the Anglo-Nubian goat is characterised by its roman nose and pendulous ears. The Anglo-Nubian's coat ranges in colours from chestnut, fawn, black, white or cream. They are a highly intellegient goat and generally only vocal for a reason.