The Sheep Experience

Duration:

1.5 Hours

Experience Description

Learn about the dogs relationship with the shepherd and with the sheep. Watch a sheep dog demonstration. Be impressed by the agility and intelligence of the dog and how it reacts to the commands it is given. Visitors help to gather the sheep from the field into the pen gaining an appreciation of how easy the dog makes it look, Learn about the sheep and how to handle them – have a go catching one in the pen.

Watch a sheep shearing demonstration (seasonal April-September) have a go if you are brave enough. Learn about the shearing equipment and how this has become mechanised over the years. Feed lambs in the Springtime. Sometimes we have to hand rear lambs especially if the ewe has triplets. Visitors can bottle feed the infant lambs also!

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