Country Living (UK)
A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY
What to do, where to go and simple pleasures in March
Before lambing season starts in earnest, farmers need to get their ducks – or, rather, their sheep – in a row. Ewes are sorted into groups, according to how many lambs are expected, before being vaccinated and having their feet treated against rot. Birth often happens in the fields, but an eye is kept out in case any problems arise.