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The Animals

Sheep

Sheep

Woodlands Farm has five different breeds of sheep. We normally hold a flock of approximately 50 ewes (females) who spend the majority of the year in the fields. During the late autumn a ram will be brought in and the females will lamb five months later, in the spring.

Guinea Pigs

Guinea Pigs

Guinea pigs are native to South America and are a type of tail-less rodent, their correct name is Cavy.

Pigs

Pigs

We have two breeds of pig at the farm:
- Tamworths
- Oxford Sandy and Black

Chickens

Chickens

The chicken is a domesticated fowl descended from red junglefowl which was first domesticated at least five thousand years ago in Asia.

Shetland Pony

Shetland Pony

These ponies are recognised by their short legs and long shaggy coat. They also have a long mane which helps to protect their eyes, head and neck in cold weather.

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