Tag: lambing

  • Spring 2018 on Kilkhampton Common

    After the strange snowy weather of winter, it is finally spring- we think! The common is starting to brighten up with the first signs of butterflies. Small tortoiseshell’s (Aglais urticae) have been spotted on the first butterfly survey of the year along with a single brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni). Within the next couple of months, The…

  • Lambing on Kilkhampton Common

    Lambing on Kilkhampton Common

    We would like to inform the local community that Westland Barton are currently lambing their Castlemilk Moorit ewes on the Kilkhampton Common. The first few lambs have been born and are doing well. As with all breeds having a lamb to protect can be a stressful time, but more so with the Castlemilk as they…

  • Kilkhampton Parish News – Summer 2014

    Work on the Commons since the Spring has been limited to general maintenance and the surfacing of the path at the top of the Commons alongside the pond and picnic bench.