About Lackham Farm

The Farming Year

September

Workshop preparation and repair of machinery
Harvesting of maize and late crops (beans)
Autumn cultivation and sowing

October

Calf rearing starts at Blade
March lambing flock prepared for tupping
Autumn cultivations and sowing
Housing livestock

November

AI service of dairy herd starts
Scan January lambing flock
Autumn spraying

December

Scan March lambing flock Last of March born lambs sold Housing sheep

January

January ewe flock starts lambing
Machinery repairs and maintenance
Hedge maintenance

February

Fertiliser application to early silage grass
Practical ploughing lessons for students
Fencing and hedge maintenance

March

Manure spreading
Ploughing and seed bed preparation for grass and spring cereal
Calving suckler herd
March ewe flock starts lambing/Lambing Weekends for public

April

Fertiliser applications
Prepare maize seed bed
Drilling maize

May

Sales of January born lambs
First cut of silage

June

Second cut silage making
Fertiliser applications
Start selling March born lambs

July

Hay making
Harvesting winter barley and oilseed rape

August

Calving starts - home bred calves reared each month
January lambing flock prepared for tupping
Harvesting of winter wheat and other crops
Drilling grass and oilseed rape

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