A trip to Blandford first thing where I caught sight of a certain dapper young man with a very fetching pink bow tie - just too late to catch up and say hello!
It was then back to clearing fields and sorting hay and water - for the second time in the day. The alpacas are going through hay like crazy at the moment.
This evening I missed a lovely photo opportunity - Harry pronking all around his paddock with Spike and Alf watching and then joining in! No time to get the camera and I had to rush to the vets to pick up some Baycox. This had caused a bit of a discussion last week as the vet said Baycox Bovis (which we had before for Greeves) no longer existed. It appears that it is now just called Baycox but is exactly the same and same dosage.
Sam is spending every evening outside with a trailer (thank you Rob!). It is a wonderful thing with an electric tip and he has now got it to work by taking something (a switch I think) out of the old caravan and adapting it for the trailer. Last night he got the tail gate to work and cleaned it all up so I can see it will soon be permanently attached to his quad! I have to drag him in soon though as he has an interview tomorrow at Kingston Maurward for an apprenticeship course - not sure whether he will be able to find any employer with an apprenticeship to offer though as they are very hard to come by.
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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