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Zoned out

Well, this is a surprise: limited movements have been permitted, outside the FMD Protection¬†& Surveillance Zones, basically allowing the transportation of livestock directly to slaughter. Considering the outbreak was only confirmed five days ago, it seems a little premature, methinks; … Continue reading

Posted in August 2007, Diary, Farming, News | Leave a comment

FMD – Casting a grim shadow over the Ffarm

It’s a dark day for the countryside.¬† After giving the goat kids their last feed this evening, we came in to the dreadful news that Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD) has returned to the UK, with a confirmed outbreak at … Continue reading

Posted in August 2007, Diary, Farming, News | Leave a comment