This morning started with more greasing!
The bale sled this time - wonderful thing this as you put it behind the baler and it drops the bales in groups of 8 (well, that is the theory but you do get 5/6/1/3 at odd times). If we had a Bale Grab it would be even better! Sam then did a final woofle - if you over woofle it starts to break up and you get bitty hay (technical term that). Then after more sniffing, smelling, touching we rowed up (gates closed on the woofler) and prepared ourselves for baling! Sam popped to Stur in the morning to get diesel and bailer twine (not all twine is the same so you have to ask for Conventional Bailer twine for ours - and NEVER forget to tie a new reel in before you run out or rethreading is a miniature nightmare!).
So - bailer on, bale sledge on, bale. Collect bales. Stack in barn - simple!
There were the occasional broken bales to extract.
Then Trevor had a stick incident which at least allowed me to have a break whilst removing his stick.
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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