Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen
, 46, didn’t hold back from lightheartedly branding her youngest child, four-year-old Nancy, “staff” in her latest Instagram post. It comes after some Our Yorkshire Farm viewers aired their complaints about Amanda and her husband Clive Owen, 66, and claimed they were “breeding their own workforce”, as their nine children are happy to help out with tasks on Ravenseat farm.
Amanda shared a series of sweet photos of Nancy herding the family’s flock of sheep ahead of the latest episode of their hit Channel 5 show airing this evening.Amanda was also pictured sharing a conversation with Nancy, who smiled for the camera.
The mum-of-nine captioned the post in view of her 315,000 followers: “Marking lambs to turn away to the moor & a pep talk for the staff.”
She also added the hashtags: “#shepherdess #yorkshire #terrier #sheep #dog #markingup #turnaway #flock.”
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Amanda Owen shared a series of sweet photos of Nancy herding the family’s flock (Image: INSTAGRAM•AMANDAOWEN)
Fans took to the comments section of the images to share their thoughts.
One person wrote: “Gotta keep the staff motivated.”
Another added: “Brillant This is how life should be your children are a delight to watch and a credit to both you and hubby.”(sic)
“Training on the job is the best way to learn,” a third fan commented.
Amanda Owen pictured with Nancy (Image: INSTAGRAM•AMANDAOWEN)
Amanda Owen and Clive Owen share nine children (Image: CHANNEL5)
However, Amanda was quick to insist that their children are willing to get involved in helping out on the farm and that it teaches them the important lesson of responsibility as they grow up.Amanda and Clive have a busy life running Ravenseat farm with the help of their nine children, Annas, Violet, Edith, Raven, Clemmy, Nancy, Reuben, Miles, and Sidney.
The family have 1,000 sheep, 40 cows, six dogs and four ponies to take care of on their 2,000 acre piece of land in Upper Swaledale.
Speaking out on the backlash on the first episode of the Channel 5 show, Amanda declared: “We all have to work together as a family. I really don’t feel that’s a bad lesson.
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