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A very special evening as we see the birth if our first baby reindeer if the year.

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Today we brought home the very pretty Sapphire (our chocolate coloured, female Alpaca) she is just one year old and is so very friendly she instantly bonded with the Boer’s.

Frankie one of our two miniature Shetland mares has given birth at exactly 7pm on Friday 29Th April 2011, it is so wonderful to have this very hansom little chap join our little family of animals.

We have decided to call him Alfie he is so beautiful but i can see the cheek in his eye already.

Today Richard and Ant went on a little road trip into the heart of Derbyshire and returned with our new addition to the Dinky Farm………the new Boer goats, originating from Africa they are bred as a meat goat ( don’t worry there’ll be none of that kind of stuff going on) we just thought it would be good for our school vist and public visitor to see something different not just our milking goats for a comparison of animals. The group consists of 2 three year old nannies ( Boudicca & Blaise) and there 4 nanny ( February born) kids Darby, Boer goats arrive ,Devi & Dallas.

They are Great!!!!

Sunday 1st May 2011, come along to the fabulous Newby Hall Farm shop May day family fun day so much to see and do, our miniature mobile farm for all to see and get the kid to interact with our very friendly animals or play all day on the bounce castle after they have had their faces painted of course and all this before a Hog roast or BBQ lunch with all the food provided from the farm shop it’s self, competitions running throughout the day and why not pick up a scrummy BBQ pack for tea! Lets hope this glorious weather continues till into the weekend……..see you all there. ;-)