Young female farmers from the Midlands have been using innovative new ways to establish themselves in what has traditionally been seen as a man's world.
Sophie Barnes, who reared her first flock in Dale Abbey in Derbyshire, used social media to make contacts after she moved to New Zealand.
- Hear more from Sophie's Skype interview from New Zealand with ITV News Central below.
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