Carl and Sam were shearing today so we have all been rushing around chasing our tails - and Sam has the first of his exams tomorrow so it was early to bed for him. Carl was impressed with one boy he sheared, saying it had a lovely fleece - according to him the really good fleeces come off differently.
I have been attacking docks and buttercups. Buttercups are my least favourite plant at the moment as they are do difficult to snip off with the John Deere - they seem to spring back and there never seem to be many less. John Deere ride on mowers are a little addictive and I have to fight the desire that erupts in me to get stripes in the paddocks. I tried to combat this by going in ever decreasing circles which has resulted in one paddock resembling a race track.
And finally - the sight that met me when I returned from my John Deere race track - Smudge asleep in the fruit bowl!
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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