Our Animals

As a working farm we seek to educate visitors  and volunteers on where their food comes from, including meat and eggs.  As such our breeding and stocking policy is to provide food for the plate as well as increased awareness of the issues surrounding production.  

 

We also seek to promote rare breed farm animals, and where possible, Welsh rare-breeds.  This is in an effort to celebrate and preserve both genetic diversity and Welsh cultural heritage.

Goats
Goats

We keep both English Goats and Golden Guernseys here at the farm. As well as being great characters they help us with our conservation work by eating invasive plants.

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Large Black Piglet
Large Black Piglet

The pigs we keep and breed here are Large Blacks. They are a rare breed originally from South West England. They are hardy, fuss free and make excellent mothers to large litters.

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Lambs
Lambs

Our sheep are Llanwennog, a rare Welsh breed from West Wales. Sheep are hardy and graze outdoors and can provide meat and wool.

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Donkeys
Donkeys

Deeyo and Trefor are our donkeys. They are lovely boys. They help to manage the local heathland by grazing it and provide therapeutic donkey cuddles. Their soft velvety noses are just awesome!

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Ducks
Ducks

We keep Welsh Harlequin Ducks. Wales' only native duck breed and a rare breed. They provide tasty eggs and share their pen with our Brecon Buff geese.

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Bees
Bees

We have 4 hives of honey bees at the Farm but hope to expand over the summer. Bees help to pollinate our crops and give us tasty honey.

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