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A neighbouring field is full in flower. Mainly containing Flanders Poppy (Papaver rhoeas), Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) and scentless chamomile (Tripleurospermum inodorum).

„Blumenwiese” – 1

„Blumenwiese” – 1 © Susann Senkpiel

„Blumenwiese” -2

„Blumenwiese” – 2 © Susann Senkpiel


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The last of the hay is stacked and ready for the winter months?


Haystacking © Susann Senkpiel

Haystacking - 2

Haystacking – 2 © Susann Senkpiel

Haystacking - 3

Haystacking – 3 © Susann Senkpiel

Haystacks with a View

Haystacks with a View © Susann Senkpiel

Haystacks - 1

Haystacks -1 © Susann Senkpiel

Haystacks - 2

Haystacks – 2 © Susann Senkpiel

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The first 2 “Skudde” sheep have arrived:

Martha and Izydor

Martha and Izydor being transported in our “MLU” © Susann Senkpiel

Martha Gräfin von Obersdorf

Martha Gräfin von Obersdorf, born January 2012. © Susann Senkpiel

Izydor Freiherr von Obersdorf

Izydor Freiherr von Obersdorf, born February 2012. © Susann Senkpiel

Martha and Isydor observing their new "caretakers"

Martha and Isydor observing their new “caretakers” © Susann Senkpiel

Martha "keeping watch"

Martha “keeping watch” © Susann Senkpiel

For a description of the Skudde see – http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skudde or http://www.skudde.de/html/skudde.html

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