No! I don't want to be an arable farmer - no where near enough excitement! It's been a great day today! The wheat would probably get mould or rust or whatever it is it gets anyway!! We do have one or two of what we like to call 'Roger Related' problems but I have a feeling all may get better in the not too distant future.
Saw a lovely black stud on Barbara at Beckbrow's blog which inspired me, the twins (the ones that once were triplets) are completely cute - they charge over for a bottle top up, have a cuddle and then race back to Mum who stands and watches. Her afterbirth finally dropped after another injection and she is looking perkier so hopefully the milk will flow more easily. And then - Stumpy had her lamb! A big lamb - born normally and the ugliest thing imaginable!! And then the boys made me have a near trouser changing incident as they tried to race the lambs down the fence. The lambs can't get too near the fence due to electric fencing but they were clearly teasing the boys - racing up and then backing off.
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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