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A day at the Farm

Monday, October 28, 2013

We recently spent a day at Manor Farm country park.
The day did not start well with a thunderstorm before we went, so the photos may be a bit dull as it was very cloudy.
The farm has a theme of a world war 2 farm.

A barn


tractors


American jeep




Motorbike and machinery


Shepherds hut


Closeup of the stove


Farmyard ducks


Piglets


Young farmyard ducks


Sheep in the pens.


Pig and piglets


This is Violet the pig with her piglets which were born as we arrived at the farm


This is Sue with her piglets, no its not my daughter who is known as Sue


She even has her name on the gate and our Sue did get ribbed about it.


There was a turkey wandering around


This chicken is called a Silkie


A farmyard rooster


The farmyard with daughter Sue in the foreground


Farmyard ducks and machinery


The rooster blends in with the floor tiles


Cows waiting to be milked


The milkmaids yoke


Farmyard view


The rain stayed away until lunchtime as we were sitting in the cafe, then the heavens opened and we were glad to take some shelter.

I will do another blog tomorrow with the pictures of the farmhouse where older sparkies may recognize some of the kitchen and washroom items.
I took a lot of photos.
Ellen



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1BEACHWALKER 11/11/2013 12:05AM

    That was very interesting Ellen. I love historical places like that! Glad the rain didn't totally ruin your day! Glad you had a good time! emoticon

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ITS_MY_TURN_NOW 11/5/2013 12:00PM

    Thank you. emoticon

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ARTJAC 11/1/2013 6:58PM

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KLAD_COCKERS 10/30/2013 11:09AM

    Gorgeous photos! Thank you for sharing!

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IMEMINE1 10/29/2013 12:48PM

    That must have been such fun.

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RDEE22 10/29/2013 8:14AM

    Thanks for sharing. For an "oldie" like me lots of memories. emoticon

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HICKOK-HALEY 10/29/2013 2:38AM

    What a fun place.

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LITTLEWIND53 10/29/2013 1:37AM

    The weather may not have co-operated, but it still seems like you had a wonderful day and time there.....

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MOTLEM 10/28/2013 9:11PM

    What a wonderful outing, Ellen. Pity about the rain, but the pics came out really well. I look forward to seeing the rest.

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Sure hope you have been sheltering OK from those terrible winds in the UK. emoticon

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MARALEYNI 10/28/2013 6:52PM

    Enjoyed looking at your photos, turned out very nice despite the day being overcast!

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USMAWIFE 10/28/2013 4:09PM

    emoticon sounds like a great day

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THE_SHAKESHAFT 10/28/2013 2:42PM

    Great photos!

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KATHRYNLP 10/28/2013 1:45PM

    Looks like a great place to spend the day; lots of history here. Glad you didn't suffer from that horrible wind storm that London got this morning. emoticon

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