Fans of Countryfile express worry for BBC host Adam Henson over noticeable mark on his face

Fans of Countryfile express worry for BBC host Adam Henson over noticeable mark on his face

Countryfile viewers raised concern for presenter Adam Henson during the Easter Sunday episode, after spotting a mark on his face. 

The farmer and author, 58, featured on Sunday’s episode of the BBC show alongside Margherita Taylor and Matt Baker.

Adam was sent to investigate a deadly livestock disease which had been ravaging farms across the UK, including his own flock of sheep.

Called the Schmallenberg virus, which is spread by midges, Adam explained how it can affect cattle, sheep and goats, particularly in pregnancy.

But viewers were distracted from the information after noticing a long red mark on Adam’s face.

Countryfile viewers raised concern for presenter Adam Henson during the Easter Sunday episode, after spotting a mark on his face

Countryfile viewers raised concern for presenter Adam Henson during the Easter Sunday episode, after spotting a mark on his face

Taking to X, formerly Twitter, viewers wrote: ‘Adam looks like he’s developed a birth mark on his right cheek since his last appearance! Although there is a bit of a continuity issue with it tonight!;

‘Has Adam been kicked in the face by a rare breed?; ‘Has he had an argument with a razor blade?;

‘@BBCCountryfile I missed the start if today’s programme what has poor Adam done to his face.’

MailOnline has contacted Adam’s representative for comment.  

Adam is just one of the BBC nature show’s presenters, which include Matt, Helen Skelton, John Craven, Tom Heap, Anita Rani and Sean Fletcher.

Born and raised on the family farm in the Cotswolds, Adam’s wealth of rural knowledge was bestowed upon him by his father Joe.

Aged just eight, he accompanied his father to North Ronaldsay, located within Scotland’s Orkney Islands, on a trip to buy 287 sheep with 108 of the sheep brought back to England and mainland Scotland.

He and his father would later return to North Ronaldsay for an episode of Countryfile in a heartwarming trip down memory lane.

The farmer and author, 58, featured on Sunday's episode of the BBC show alongside Margherita Taylor and Matt Baker

The farmer and author, 58, featured on Sunday’s episode of the BBC show alongside Margherita Taylor and Matt Baker

Adam was sent to investigate a deadly livestock disease which had been ravaging farms across the UK, including his own flock of sheep

Adam was sent to investigate a deadly livestock disease which had been ravaging farms across the UK, including his own flock of sheep

Taking to X, formerly Twitter , viewers wrote: 'Adam looks like he's developed a birth mark on his right cheek since his last appearance'

Taking to X, formerly Twitter , viewers wrote: ‘Adam looks like he’s developed a birth mark on his right cheek since his last appearance’

After obtaining a Higher National Diploma in Agriculture from Seale-Hayne Agricultural College in Devon, Adam travelled to New Zealand, Canada and Australia before returning home to the farm, which his father Joe eventually allowed him to run from 1999.

Adam also inherited Joe’s interest in rare breeds at a very young age. The two of them ran the business together, and Adam began presenting on Countryfile in 2001.

Away from presenting, Adam runs his 650-hectare estate and the Cotswold Farm Park, which is home to over 50 breeding flocks and herds of British rare breed farm animals, with his best friend Duncan Andrews. 

Adam’s wife Charlie was tragically diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2021.

The pair got married that same year after 28 years together, as getting married ‘was suddenly really important’ following her diagnosis. 

Adam admitted he and his wife Charlie (pictured in March 2023) 'cried a lot' during their wedding after they rushed to get married after Charlie's cancer diagnosis

Adam admitted he and his wife Charlie (pictured in March 2023) ‘cried a lot’ during their wedding after they rushed to get married after Charlie’s cancer diagnosis

The Countryfile star told how his wedding vows allowed him to 'cement' his emotions after Charlie (pictured in November 2019) was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

The Countryfile star told how his wedding vows allowed him to ‘cement’ his emotions after Charlie (pictured in November 2019) was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

In October, Adam said it felt like he was ‘hit with a sledgehammer’ at the devastating news, and admitted he and his wife Charlie ‘cried a lot’ during their wedding.

The couple had a relationship in sixth form before officially getting together in their twenties. 

Charlie, who is one of the around 10,500 Britons diagnosed with the killer disease every year, is now in ‘ongoing recovery’ and has scans every six months following surgery to remove the tumour.

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