Baby boom as Leeds farm celebrates a number of animal additions

Home Farm at Temple Newsam, Leeds, is celebrating the arrival of a Bagot goat, an Irish Moiled calf and baby lambs '“ adding to the farm's 160 cattle, 150 sheep, 50 pigs, and collection of ponies and poultry.

Thursday, 6th April 2017, 6:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:03 pm
Easter babies at Home Farm Temple Newsham, Leeds. Paiton Cope, seven, helps feed the baby lambs. PICTURES: Steve Riding

The farm, at Temple Newsam, is one of the largest rare breed centres in Europe and a working farm, explained manager David Bradley.

“We start from the rarest breed of cow, the Vaynol Cattle, right through to the Saddleback pigs.

“They’re all rare breed, there’s no commercial breeds here at all,” he said.

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Easter babies at Home Farm Temple Newsham, Leeds. Paiton Cope, seven, helps feed the baby lambs. PICTURES: Steve Riding
Albie Guise , four, of Morley with a baby goat
Ella Edwards, four, of Tingley, with a baby chick
Easter babies at Home Farm Temple Newsham, Leeds. Paiton Cope, seven, helps feed the baby lambs. PICTURES: Steve Riding
Albie Guise , four, of Morley with a baby goat
Ella Edwards, four, of Tingley, with a baby chick