Kate Middleton reveals the labouring chore Prince George does in the school holidays

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Kate Middleton has revealed the countryside chore that Prince George takes on during the Cambridge family's trips to Amner Hall. 

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a local goat farm that has produced milk and cheese for the surrounding community for almost 20 years during their official visit to Wales this week.

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And as Prince William asked farm owners Gary and Jess Yeomans about a robot silage sweeper which was being kept in one of their barns, Gary explained that they used it to move feed, which prompted Kate to reveal, "That was George's job at half term—moving feed.”

Unfortunately for the youngster, the Cambridge's aren't so hi-tech when it comes to doing basic farm jobs around their land and instead of having a machine, Prince George uses his little hands.

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Prince George (opens in new tab), eight, goes to St Thomas' school in Battersea (opens in new tab) with his sister Princess Charlotte, six, and their youngest brother Prince Louis attends nursery.

The family split their time between their Kensington Palace home in London and Anmer Hall on the Queen's Sandringham Estate in Norfolk.

And it's at Anmer Hall where they have much more land to tend to, with Prince William admitting that they are currently testing out agroforestry on their own property, planting crops between rows of trees as the forest helps produce healthier soil and higher yields, as well as providing a home for wildlife.

Kate, who married Prince William back in 2011 (opens in new tab), revealed that she recently discovered that she is the descendent of goat farmers. “I was looking into my ancestry and there was someone who was a rare breed goat farmer,” she explained.

“I will have to find out which one it was. It was just after the First World War.”


Prince George joined his mum and dad for the England vs Wales rugby match at the weekend where he showed he had inherited a very specific trait (opens in new tab) from his dad, and he revealed that moving feed isn't his only activity.

He has a sporty side too and has just started learning how to tackle in rugby.

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Britain's Prince George of Cambridge (L) talks to his mother Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge as they attend the Six Nations international rugby union match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium, west London, on February 26, 2022. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP) (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Prince George turned to his mum and said, “But I haven't tackled you yet!” The Duchess, who is the new patron of the Rugby Union Football league (opens in new tab) and  the Rugby Football Union laughed in reply, insisting, “Yes, you have!”