It's been a very busy and emotional week at LambWatch HQ as we run up to the first day of the shepherd's calendar: tupping time!
Well done Boris! We think you deserve to be British Wool Farm's "Sheep of the Week"!
Our first ever Boreray shearling yarn has arrived back from the mill at LambWatch HQ today! It looks great!
Find out about our very successful first ever trip to Malham Show in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
We entered some LambWatch sheep into our first ever agricultural show at Trawden this weekend!
Native British sheep fleece for sale, produced entirely at LambWatch HQ and from LambWatch primitive breed sheep.
In order to help support our work, and to assess the level of demand, we thought it might be fun to offer this cute pair for sale via an auction.
Gaynor has recently developed a very hobbly leg so we're keeping her in "intensive care" and hoping to see an improvement.
The Lancashire Telegraph publishes an article (15th Feb 2017) featuring LambWatch's first lambs of the 2017 season.
LambWatch HQ is now home to a breeding family of five North Ronaldsay sheep!
Just a bit of an update with what's been going on, sheep-wise, at LambWatch HQ!
What a mouthful! These are the names of our 6 new Boreray sheep: 2 adults and 6 lambs. Welcome to LambWatch!
Today we welcomed 6 female shetland lambs to LambWatch HQ! You can watch them live as they settle in to their new home.
The next job of the summer season is now complete at LambWatch HQ.
After many weeks / months of waiting, the first ever Boreray lamb has arrived at LambWatch HQ!
LambWatch is now home to Jasmine, Flame and Jacob: a breeding family of rare breed native Boreray sheep.
Part one of a larger project (TBA!) has been completed and we're very pleased with it!
We have today signed on the dotted line for the installation of new solar panels to power LambWatch HQ!
A small gap in a dry stone wall bordering our field with the lane needed fixing up!
It's taken us about a month or so in small sessions, but we got there in the end!
An update on the 2015 lambing season and other general farming news!
The 2015 lambing season officially started at 3am last night resulting in 2 so-far healthy twins.
With our new webcams, we can bring you all the live action from the lambing shed this year!
A snapshot of Dan and Heather's special day.
The two rugged tups and six fresh-faced pullets are (re)introduced to LambWatch HQ!
Poor Harry has been hit by fly strike, an unpleasant infestation of the skin by maggots!
What a wonderful weekend..... !!
It's that time of year again when the animals are due for market.
Harry has finally lambed! But sadly it is not all good news :(
A bit of an update on events down on the LambWatch HQ farm!
An update on what's been happening in the run up to this year's lambing season!
New code has been released which should make LambWatch more compatible on other devices including Android!
Lynda gives an update of events on the farm over the past few days. It's all goin' on!
Today one of our favourite sheep passed away after her health deteriorated significantly over the past week or so.
Lynda reports on how the lambing birthing season for 2013 has now come to an end at LambWatch HQ!
An update on the 2013 lambing season from behind the scenes.
Winter's teeth is biting relentlessly on the 2013 lambing season making life very difficult at LW HQ.
Just in time for the new season, I am pleased to announce a complete renewal of the webcam equipment!
It's decimated 90% of Danish ash trees and now it threatens one of Britain's iconic trees. If you see it, report it!
Phew...what a climb !!
Well, it had to come, I'm afraid, and the bills have to be paid...
We're hoping that these few days of dry weather for the first time in months will help us make hay!
Finally, after weeks of waiting, the sheep have been clipped, releiving them of their fleeces and reducing risk of maggots.
The horrible weather this April made for one of the hardest lambing seasons in a long time...
The sun is shining, the skies are blue, and the farm is getting ready for the new lambing season...
The start of 2012 brings a change of grazing for our breeding sheep.
'Tis that season again when the sheep are being prepared for the lambing season of 2012! Can you spot them on cam!?
A quick news update on events happening at the farm over the past month or so!
A news post to capture the Spirit of LambWatch
We are hoping to get our first hay crop today! Fingers crossed the weather stays dry for it!
A well-travelled unexpected visitor is making himself at home at LambWatch HQ!
All the sheep which were in lamb have now all produced so the maternity ward has now been closed for another year!
A lot of people have been asking for updates on events over the weekend. Lynda provides a quick update on events...
It's all a bit manic at LambWatch HQ. A shutter of lambs over the weekend and seven offspring from 2 sheep today!
The first sheep of the 2011 lambing season produced two lambs at 3am this morning - right on schedule!
The sun may be shining but all is not well this morning at LambWatch HQ...
LambWatch kicks off its third year broadcasting lambing time live over the Internet on 31st March!
Four new residents have arrived at the LambWatch HQ Chicken Retirement Home!
This little quiet corner of the internet celebrates over 1 million hits!
The tupping season is once again with us! Watch out for lots of chasing about in the field!
This summer, LambWatch HQ news flow has been quiet but fret not... it's been far from quiet on the farm!
The recent strong winds at LambWatch have certainly left their mark on the landscape!
A barn owl has been sighted at the farm perched on the gate! This is very exciting news!
There would be no LambWatch if we never had a "market day". Lamb market season is upon us once again.
The ongoing dry spell has caused the farmhouse water supply to dry up but fortunately there is a solution.
Everybody is very excited this morning as the first sighting of a cuckoo was made in the trees!
The annual sheep shearing took place this morning as all the sheep had their fleeces clipped.
Pusscat sadly passed away in the night after being found in the rain yesterday afternoon by Howard.
Ranvir the shearling "lamb" gives birth for her first time to two healthy male lambs live on cam!
LambWatch gets radio fame on Chris Evans' Radio 2 Breakfast Show thanks to "Lambing Live"!
A sheepy summary of the early lambing season of 2010. Three sheep took part! *clip*
The first newborns of the 2010 lambing season arrived in the middle of last night, all healthy!
We woke up this morning to a covering of crisp fresh snow with robins at the feeder; a picture of peace!
It's been a while since we posted an update on the latest news at the farm, so here is one!
On Monday, some lambs were taken to market, explaining the current lack of sheep and lambs in the field.
Rain falls on our two-day old hay crop resulting in a considerable reduction in its quality.
This morning the sheep were all clipped; leaving them without wool for the summer months.
A lamb which we have been topping up with milk from the bottle suddenly died this morning.
Check out this brilliant picture captured by the webcam featuring the infamous woodpecker!
Patch was found this morning with another prolapse so she has been quickly taken to the vets.
Well we thought all the sheep that were do to produce lambs this year had given birth already...!
Well today we realised that no more sheep are due to lamb this year, so that's a wrap!
This news article provides an update on the weekend's events as far as sheep and lambs are concerned.
Howard had to make a second trip to the vet this morning, 2 out of 2, this time with Lottie.
Patch has been taken to the vet after having had a large prolapse despite never lambing before.
Here are some photos of our first born lambs of 2009 spending time in the barn.
A worrying morning searching for lambs ends happily after Sir David spots them in neighbour's fields!
The first proper cold-snap of the 2008 winter has arrived at LambWatch (and most of the UK!)
We had 11 new arrivals who have been making themselves at home at the farm over the weekend!
"Churches Together" arranged a morning of bulb planting amongst the new trees ready for Spring!
Our friendly visitor sheep was this morning safely reunited with its family across the river :)
We thought we would have a bit of fun to raise everyone's spirits following a sad week on LambWatch.
Today was a very sad and painful day for everyone at and involved with LambWatch :(
We are in the process of taking our first hay crop of the season this week. Let's hope for good weather!
Steve Wright featured us again on his afternoon show on the UK's most popular radio station: BBC Radio 2!
After what seems months of preparation, the 3-disc LambWatch Video Diary DVD is finally here!
A new way to communicate with other LambWatch fans and discuss everything sheep and lambs!
After a long wait Billy, the last sheep to lamb, finally gave birth to a set of twins yesterday!
We nearly had a catastrophe this morning as Favourite Sheep (mother of N,W&T and also our favourite sheep) was found rigged...
Today BBC North West Tonight aired the last in the series of LambWatch features as the lambing season draws to a close
Chris (aka Mr C) has kindly put together a professional yet still quite rustic-looking sign for the lambwatch field!
Lambwatch has been offline for 6 days now due to BT's inability to fix a fault with a cable at the exchange! Hurry up BT!
A progress report on how the lambing season is going including all the new arrivals & updates on the celebs, Dianne, N, W & T.
The crazy media attention continues as LambWatch makes its debut appearances in a series of local newspapers!
Tonight, BBC NWT came to the farm to broadcast the local weather with Dianne LIVE! It was all very exciting stuff!
In an attempt to try and get a bit closer to the lambs we have moved the camera. Feel free to let us know if you love or hate it.
Catch up on the latest events over the Easter weekend on the latest BBC North West Tonight LambWatch feature!
Welcome everyone visiting who found us via BBC NWT! We hope you enjoy the footage over the coming weeks.
This morning before work the first lambs of the season started to arrive but the birth is / was not without its complications.
The "big plant" is about to commence as 12,000 trees have now arrived, ready to be planted over the next few days / weeks.
Believe it or not but it's true! At 01:00 AM, much of England, including LambWatch experienced an earthquake measuring 5.2!
Welcome to everyone visiting from Pointless Sites! Please vote for us! We're proud!
The weather forecast suggests rain so it's probably a good time to weatherproof the microphone with a makeshift housing unit!
We were delighted to find out we had been voted as Radio 2's "WebCam of the Day" on the "Steve Wright in the afternoon" show!