A heartwarming tale of friendship and survival in the face of adversity.
Set against the backdrop of the devastating 2001 Foot and Mouth outbreak, And Then Come the Nightjars is a moving and uplifting story about two unlikely friends: a farmer and a vet.Michael is a dairy farmer who is struggling to keep his farm afloat during the outbreak. His wife has recently passed away, and he is feeling overwhelmed and alone.Jeff is a local vet who is also struggling to cope with the outbreak. He is seeing day in and day out the devastating effects of the disease, and he is feeling increasingly powerless.One day, Jeff is called to Michael's farm to cull his herd. Michael is devastated, but he knows that it is the only way to stop the spread of the disease.As Jeff and Michael work together to cull the herd, they form an unlikely friendship. They share their stories and grief, and they find support in each other.And Then Came the Nightjars is a story about hope, resilience, and the power of friendship in the face of adversity. It is a must-see for anyone who has ever experienced loss or hardship.