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We asked HAWL founder, Christine Lees, her views on the subject of anecdotes. Referring to almost 20 years of feedback surveys from HAWL course attendees Chris put forward these notes.


Anecdotes and farm homeopathy. What makes up evidence for homeopathy.

It appears that these self same anecdotes are repeated up and down the country. Our Farm Homeopathy newspaper includes information from nearly 50 farmers/users, conventional and organic, on big estates and small family farms and the same themes appear over and over again.… ...

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Lydia, an organic dairy cow, was due to deliver her calf in January but a chronic case of mastitis was proving incurable with antibiotics.  Her conventional vet had treated her quickly and the organic farm followed their usual strict protocols in order to get the swiftest response from Lydia, but repeated doses of antibiotics and good animal husbandry made no difference.… ...

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Thanks to Barney the black labrador, Sheep farmer, David Eyles discovered the effectiveness of homeopathy.

Says David, “Barney, my ageing black labrador, started to get difficulties with his back end and not being able to stand properly. As a result, we took him to a local vet who prescribed NSAIDs (Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs).… ...

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I was incredibly fortunate to be awarded a bursary by the Alliance of Registered Homoeopaths to allow me to undertake the Homoeopathy at Wellie Level (HAWL) course in early 2019. My husband and I farm cattle and sheep high on Dartmoor. The farm is owned by the Duchy of Cornwall and the farm tenancy has passed down through my side of the family.… ...

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Some years ago, we interviewed David Wilson, Farm Manager for the Duchy Home Farm in Gloucestershire, for our ‘This is Farm Homeopathy’ newspaper. We spoke to both David and his assistant manager Nick Fuge. Read on to discover how and why a 1900 acre organic arable, vegetable, dairy, sheep and beef enterprise would use homeopathy and how they feel it has benefited them.… ...

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Graham Mackay was herdsman for J Downes and Son when he took the HAWL course. He looked after 150 Friesian cows plus followers. Angus cross calves were reared for beef. They had a rolling 12 month SCC – 150 000, calving interval of 405 days, successful first insemination of 65%, average service 1.6. A year after taking the course he sent us this report.… ...

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Sheep Farmer Lynnie Hutchison shares her success with Pink Eye which affected  her flock during lambing, a really stressful time for the ewes and their lambs.

Just after completing the HAWL course, we suffered an outbreak of pink eye at lambing time which came on very quickly. Pink Eye, for those of you lucky enough NOT to have had experience of it, spreads rapidly and often begins with watery eyes then a thick discharge can appear before the eye goes cloudy and develops ulcers with a red band moving across the cornea.… ...

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A HAWL farmer reported a pleasing outcome using Ledum Palulstre on one of her goats recently:

“Yesterday we noticed during milking that one of our best milkers had been injured in the udder with a horn. Milk was dripping out of the hole and she was a little in shock.

So, I gave her a dose of ledum 200c, and sprayed the hole with herbal wound spray to help it stay clean and heal.”… ...

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At the time of writing in our “This Is Farm Homeopathy” newspaper, Richard Brown was the dairy manager supplying milk to Waitrose from 155 Ayreshires.

When we first started using it at my previous farm I hadn’t really poo-pooed it but it was always an unknown and that was when I saw the most dramatic effects.”

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