Farming with Habitat – Wombats

Farming with Habitat – Wombats

A QUESTION TO PONDER Last week a Facebook friend of Highfield Farm and Woodland came for a visit. I showed her and her little boy around, visiting the sheep, the laying hens, and the meat chickens. We looked at eggs in the incubator and talked about eggshell colour....
Farming with Habitat – Embracing the Wild Irishman

Farming with Habitat – Embracing the Wild Irishman

WHAT A STRANGE NAME Early in our time at Highfield, we were asked by our welcoming neighbours what we were going to do about the Wild Irishman. David and I looked at each other, wondering who they may be referring to – the young man who lives down the creek a little...
Farming with Habitat – Messy Paddocks

Farming with Habitat – Messy Paddocks

WHY SO MANY FALLEN TREES? A couple of months ago, we had some lovely visitors to the farm. We took them on a bit of a tour and they mentioned the large amount of fallen timber in our paddocks. “Plenty of firewood here – enough for a lifetime, how come there is...