The Belle of the ball

The Belle of the ball

Our first calf was born to Nidderdale Spotty, one of our three remaining heifers. Everyone told us that heifers having their first calf is always unpredictable, and they were right. It seemed to take ages, and we got more and more stressed, so...

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Lambing!

Lambing!

This years lambing has been a long drawn out affair. We added to our flock of Portland sheep in the summer, bringing in new ewes and a tup, “Colin” in whom we have a half share with Thornilee Rare Breeds down in the borders...

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New Piglets settling in

New Piglets settling in

Its been a busy few months at Parkhill, with pigs farrowing, sheep lambing and cows calving! Our latest litter of piglets have had a hard start to life. Their mother Apricot was one of our first sows, and unfortunately appears to have caught a...

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Christmas Specials

Christmas Specials

This Christmas, we are looking forward to producing some typical Christmas fare – we have some Gammons ready, and we are producing some cocktail sausages and streaky bacon for those all important ‘Pigs in Blankets’ (we like ours...

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Mutton!

Mutton!

Well, one of the stand out things from our Arbroath Market at the weekend was how much people like Mutton! It is very interesting to us as Rare Breed enthusiasts because many of the primitive types of sheep will never be big enough to serve as...

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Arbroath Market Fair & Mutton!

This weekend we will be at the first Arbroath Market Fair on the High Street pedestrianised area. The event is on Saturday 26th August, and we will be selling our ‘3 star’ sausages, Bacon, and Pork & Apple Burgers. Our stall will...

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Taste Angus

Taste Angus

After sleepless nights and lots of panicking, we finally made our ‘debut’ at a food market, and not just any one – oh no, we signed up for the “Taste Angus” Food and Drink Festival at the splendid Glamis Castle. Two...

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Special Offer week

SALE!!!!!!! The sun has gone in, the rain has arrived, so it must be time for an offer on our Barbecue Box!!! Its counter intuitive I know, but if we put an offer on, maybe the sun will come back! So for this week only, the Barbecue Box if only...

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TWTWTW (2)

TWTWTW (2)

After last week, anything is an improvement. Fortunately, our OSB sow continued her recovery, the fox stayed away and our son returned home to look after the place, so we were able to travel down to the Great Yorkshire Show. The Yorkshire has a...

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That was the week that was……

That was the week that was……

This week has been horrendous, but there is always light at the end of the tunnel and it came for us in the form of customers at the Hospitalfield Arts ‘Beer and Berries’ event who liked our sausages and burgers – please follow...

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Vote 2017!!!

Vote 2017!!!

just when you thought it was all over…. why not vote for your favourite sausage from our range? Pork and Sweet Chilli – a cheeky bit of heat to offset the fine taste of our Parkhill Pork. Pork, Black Pepper and Caramelised Onion...

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