Wildlife and Livestock

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As you would expect from a holiday destination deep in the French countryside, we are surrounded by the most amazing wildlife.

For bird lovers, there are kestrels, swallows and swifts, a woodpecker, tree creepers, finches of every kind, blackbirds and sparrows, a barn owl and a couple of tawny owls.

For those who love animals of the four legged kind, if you are lucky, you will see roe deer at the bottom of our garden as well as a magnificent hare and, of course, the ubiquitous Normande cows who provide the milk for the fantastic dairy products which this part of Normandy is, quite rightly, famous.

Of the domestic kind, we have two cats - you can find out more about them under the page headed "Dora".

We currently have 8 chickens and we are delighted to share their eggs with our guests - the yolks are unbelievably yellow as they spend their days free-ranging on grass! We also have 2 geese that we hatched from eggs - it was wonderful to see them being born!  At some point, we will also be looking to complete our menagerie with some pigs.