Our Yorkshire Farm's Amanda Owen, 45, talks plans for TENTH child: 'Wait and see'

Our Yorkshire Farm viewers would have thought Amanda Owen, 46, has her work cut out with nine kids to raise, mouths to feed and 1,000 sheep to look after on a 2,000 acre farm, it seems the shepherdess doesn’t get a second to herself. But the former model has her eyes set on something else, as she insists she’ll never let anyone tell her what she can and can’t do. In a new interview, Amanda discussed growing her already sparse family by one more, as she pondered whether bringing a tenth child to the chaos would be a good idea.

I think I’m too old to have a tenth child. I don’t know, wait and see

Amanda Owen

“I think I’m too old to have a tenth child,” she beamed: “I don’t know, wait and see!

“There was never any family planning, so who knows? Don’t let anyone tell you what you can’t do.

“People are quick to say to a mum of nine, ‘You can’t do this, you can’t do that’.

“But I want to be an example to my kids, to say, ‘You can be whatever you want to be — don’t let other people define you.'”

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Our Yorkshire Farm's Amanda Owen, 45, talks plans for TENTH child: 'Wait and see'

Our Yorkshire Farm’s Amanda Owen, 45, talks plans for TENTH child: ‘Wait and see’ (Image: INSTAGRAM•ITV)

Amanda admitted she was never 'broody' before becoming a mum

Amanda admitted she was never ‘broody’ before becoming a mum (Image: INSTAGRAM)

Amanda revealed she felt 'healthy' and 'uplifting' by being a mother on a working farm

Amanda revealed she felt ‘healthy’ and ‘uplifting’ by being a mother on a working farm (Image: INSTAGRAM)

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She admitted that for some “motherhood is always the way”.

But in her case – nine times over – it wasn’t like that.

“For me, that wasn’t the case at all,” she explained.

“Obviously it was something I wanted, to have a family. But I didn’t really know what to expect.”

Amanda debated becoming a mother again for the 10th time

Amanda debated becoming a mother again for the 10th time (Image: INSTAGRAM)

Amanda seems to have her work cut out with nine kids and a 2,000 acre farm to run

Amanda seems to have her work cut out with nine kids and a 2,000 acre farm to run (Image: INSTAGRAM)

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Amanda went on: “I hadn’t had many dealings with babies, so it was really a question of problem solving, as with most things in life.

“I wasn’t going to be able to do farming with a Bugaboo, was I? So it was a question of ‘get the papoose (child carrier) and then off we go’.”

And it looks like she found her calling alongside being a shepherdess, revealing the feeling of being a mother while running a farm left her feeling “really healthy” as it was an “uplifting way to do things”.

But despite what looks like a hectic lifestyle, the 46-year-old TV star also admitted she still likes going out and dressing up.

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That may come as a surprise to some Channel 5 viewers, who know the family farm – Ravenseat Farm, which is situated in the north Yorkshire Dales – is one of the most rural and secluded in England.

Amanda, who recently threw on a bikini to herd her cows over the meadows, revealed she enjoys throwing on a skimpy dress with some stilettos and painting her nails – even if it’s just to muck out the animals.

She laughed: “People ask me, ‘Oh my God, you paint your nails? How do you have time?’

“Nail polish can dry in about five minutes. I paint them as I get in the car and then stick the blowers on and drive to wherever I’m going.”

She explained that it’s a, perhaps advanced, form of multi-tasking, which keeps her “insanely busy”.

“But who isn’t?” she quizzed The Sun: “Everyone’s got stuff going on.

“Yes, my life’s chaotic, there’s not so much in the way of planning. Obviously certain things have to happen — the kids go to school, packed lunches, baths, showers, hair washing all the rest of it.

“In and among and in between that, it doesn’t matter — as long as the kids are happy, fed, clean and all right. For us, that’s what keeps it interesting.”

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