Dan and Laura Live It Up On The Farm – Hope 103.2

Dan and Laura Live It Up On The Farm

Watch and enjoy - and laugh - as Dan and Laura roll up their sleeves and get stuck into farm life at Calmsley Hill City Farm.

By Kim WilkinsonFriday 5 Feb 2016Hope BreakfastStation NewsReading Time: 1 minute

Dan and Laura rolled up their sleeves and got stuck into farm life this week, by broadcasting their show live from Calmsley Hill City Farm at Abbotsbury.

From sheep herding to milking cows, rafting to quad biking, collecting eggs to talking with the animals, they were keen to learn all the skills of being a farmer.

But it wasn’t all smooth sailing for these two, who are more accustomed to the comfort of a radio studio in the early hours of the morning.

While Dan didn’t require an ambulance, he did learn the hard and painful way that sheep herding is not equivalent to rugby tackling.

And Laura may need some counselling after upsetting the cow she was trying to milk.

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They both felt conflicted, and slightly guilty, after eating the eggs they took direct from a mother hen… followed by feeling a tad wet and chilly after a failed rafting attempt on the farm dam.

It’s safe to say they won’t be quitting their day jobs anytime soon, but if there is one piece of advice they will always remember, it’s this: “if you can’t tie knots, just tie lots”….

Confused? Watch the highlights video above!