Red Shepherdess says she is being cheated by jealous men who report her to the authorities

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Shepherdess, 28, who garnered 90,000 followers after leaving the townie lifestyle for farming, reveals she is being cheated by jealous men who say she ‘slept her way to work’ and ‘reported her to animal welfare’

  • Hannah Jackson, 28, moved from the Wirral to a farm near Carlise, Cumbria
  • Has amassed 90,000 social media followers and has written her own book
  • Cruel trolls reported her to authorities and told her she was ‘sleeping her way to the top’

A woman who has given up her ‘townie’ lifestyle to run a farm has revealed how ‘men who envy her success’ have accused her of ‘sleeping with people to get the job’ and her even falsely reported to animal welfare.

Hannah Jackson, 28, moved from the Wirral to a farm near Carlise, Cumbria eight years ago, and has amassed 90,000 followers by sharing her rural lifestyle online.

She says her mission is to show young people that farming is a legitimate career choice, and has appeared on BBC’s Countryfile and wrote her own book, Call Me Red, which is now a Sunday Times bestseller.

Hannah Jackson, 28, moved from the Wirral to a farm in Cumbria eight years ago and has amassed 90,000 followers by sharing her rural lifestyle online

Hannah - known as the Red Shepherdess for her shocking crimson hair - also revealed how she was accused online of 'sleeping with people to get the farm job'.

Hannah – known as the Red Shepherdess for her shocking crimson hair – also revealed how she was accused online of ‘sleeping with people to get the farm job’.

‘I’ve had people report my sheep. I literally have animal inspectors come to the farm to inspect them, to say that everything is fine. It has subsequently been reported to them as a personal attack, ‘she said The times.

Hannah – known as the Red Shepherdess for her shocking crimson hair – also revealed how she’s been accused online from ‘sleeping with people to get the job on the farm’.

She added that the hatred stems from ‘insecurity and jealousy’ as she has made rapid progress in the industry and ‘men just don’t like it’.

Other comments she has include ‘a few pictures of sheep doesn’t turn a scouser into a shepherd’.

Hannah, who has more than 60,000 followers on Instagram and more than 30,000 on Twitter, said it's a small number of voices in the industry leaving mean comments.

Hannah, who has more than 60,000 followers on Instagram and more than 30,000 on Twitter, said it’s a small number of voices in the industry leaving mean comments.

Hannah says her mission is to show young people that farming is a legitimate career choice, and she has appeared on BBC's Countryfile and also wrote her own book, Call Me Red, which is now a Sunday Times bestseller.

Hannah says her mission is to show young people that farming is a legitimate career choice, and she has appeared on BBC’s Countryfile and also wrote her own book, Call Me Red, which is now a Sunday Times bestseller.

Hannah said the hatred stems from

Hannah said the hatred stems from “insecurity and scary” as she has made rapid progress in the industry and “men just don’t like it.”

But Hannah, who has more than 60,000 followers on Instagram and more than 30,000 on Twitter, said it’s a small number of vocal voices in the industry.

“You almost have to train your brain to remember that out of 1,000 great and beautiful responses, only one is negative,” she added.

Despite facing vitriol, Hannah said farming was “ a really beautiful way of life and I’m so lucky to be involved ” and she even lectures in schools to encourage the rural lifestyle.

Hannah, who has more than 60,000 followers on Instagram and more than 30,000 on Twitter, said it's a small number of vocal voices in the industry

Hannah, who has more than 60,000 followers on Instagram and more than 30,000 on Twitter, said it’s a small number of vocal voices in the industry

On her farm she has 250 sheep, goats, a pony, pigs, chickens, ducks and dogs.  She is depicted on a tractor

On her farm she has 250 sheep, goats, a pony, pigs, chickens, ducks and dogs. She is depicted on a tractor

Hannah's decided to pursue a career in farming after helping a sheep give birth while on a family vacation.

Hannah’s decided to pursue a career in farming after helping a sheep give birth while on a family vacation.

On her farm she has 250 sheep, goats, a pony, pigs, chickens, ducks and dogs.

Hannah’s decided to pursue a career in farming after helping a sheep give birth while on a family vacation.

She says that “lambing” is her favorite time, and that she would like to keep teaching people about agriculture so that the “public knows where food comes from.”

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