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Northumberland sheep farm: Focus on Farming

Around the world the price of wool has been falling, and some British farmers say it’s been difficult to make a profit.

So why do so many stay in the business? Jamie, Andrew and Angus Murray farm sheep on 2000 hectares at Sewingshields Farm in Northumberland. They show us the work involved on a typical day at shearing time, and discuss how the industry has changed over the years.

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Filmed, Edited and Produced by Rachel Price

  • 18 Aug 2019
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