OUR Yorkshire Farm's Amanda Owen has revealed in a recent interview that she feels like a "failure".
The TV star has spoken out about life on the farm, following a recent split from her husband, Clive.
Amanda, 47, told the Yorkshire Post that she feels: "I feel utterly pathetic when one of my sheep dies.
She added: "I feel like a bit of a failure".
The Shepherdess shares nine children with husband Clive; Raven, Reuben, Miles, Edith, Violet, Sidney, Annas, Clementine and Nancy.
And the interview is the first time she has spoken out since announcing their split after a 21-year marriage.
She continued: "The old adage of ‘when you have livestock you have deadstock’ is true. You have to put it behind you. You can’t dwell on it.
“You can’t shepherd or farm without accepting you are going to lose animals. It is part of the job".
Amanda continued: "There are moments when I think why the hell am I doing this but overall, it is a very satisfying role.”
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The star explained that farming can be quite isolating: "You can lose yourself and distance yourself from everyone and everything.
"Once I go out of that door to work it is back to basics. My home life is busy and chaotic, but my work life is solitary.
“Too much of each one is not good, but living in a remote place gives me peace and quiet.”
Speaking about her private life being shared on-screen, Amanda said: "Life is happening whether there's someone filming it or not and that's what keeps everyone grounded".
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