Things have been a little hectic and the blog has got a bit behind. Today should have been a peaceful day of cleaning fields with a quick trip to the hairdressers. I had just put the phone down this morning when it rang again - it was Sam calling to say Belinda had suddenly popped out her cria! I have been watching for it for ages and suddenly there it was - our third Dude baby and another girl! This is another solid white and a stonker at almost 11kg. Belinda delivered her in minutes with no dramas and it was soon up and feeding. No name yet as we are still deliberating.
Trouble, Bert's baby, is now doing well with her bottle and proving the easiest bottle fed I have had. We are doing 350ml at a go with 5 feeds starting at a respectable 8am and ending about 9pm. Long may it continue, but I am not banking on it! Bert and I are finding even this easy routine quite exhausting and have to have several rests during the day!!
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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