Amanda Owen grew up in Huddersfield but was inspired by the James Herriot books, amongst others, to work in farming. After learning her craft as a freelance shepherdess, cow milker and alpaca shearer, she settled down as a farmer's wife with her own flock of sheep at Ravenseat. Happily married with eight children, she wouldn't change a thing about her hectic but rewarding life. Voted Yorkshirewoman of the Year by the Dalesman magazine, she is the author of the top ten bestseller The Yorkshire Shepherdess and A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess.
Amanda Owen, better known as The Yorkshire Shepherdess, shares the books that have inspired her, from James Herriot to Beatrix Potter.
Bridge over troubled water.
The old and the new version. https://t.co/LNTEeDdmbp
by @AmandaOwen8 - 10 hours ago
A moustache to be proud of.
Especially on a filly.🐴 https://t.co/moU9WM08qr
by @AmandaOwen8 - 16 hours ago
Foddering hay on the ground then there's plenty of room for the shyer sheep.
Still some argy bargy going on though. https://t.co/TIFLYVS5wd
by @AmandaOwen8 - yesterday
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