A peaceful, if wet, start to the day with a quick sprint to the library bus - made even quicker as the Gentleman Farmer gave me a lift down after he had released his new bullock onto the hill.
When Carl got home it all went wrong - and it's all my fault! We had to move the mobile field shelter into the girls new paddock and this is accomplished using the forks on the tractor. Unfortunately, the tracks are very slippy after rain, which is why they need strips of hardcore - for safety. Carl succeeded in getting the shelter into the field and then slid down the hill and rammed the field shelter into the fence breaking part of the back, getting the tractor stuck, breaking the fence post.
Lily has developed a strange hunched walk whenever anyone goes near her which indicates she most definitely is ready to be mated!
A better penning solution! - After a long "family illness" and a subsequent reduction of our herd, I am back to report a more recent enhancement to Easter-Wood. One of the problems we ...
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