We seem to have been rather busy over the last few days and I have just managed to snatch a few minutes now to write a blog while Carl and Sam are off shearing and before I go back to check the girls.
Carl has been sorting the hay we have left as thoughts are turning to haymaking - finally. We are now suppliers to a rather dashing supreme champion - I believe the horse is also rather a good champion.
Dude has performed over two of our girls and been out visiting a very charming young lady who, despite being a maiden, sat immediately. He is also getting far better on his lead and managed to cross a manicured lawn, pass a horse and negotiate several people without dragging Carl around on his behind which is what we had envisaged!
No more cria yet so a few photos of the ones we have! Only three! First up is Flem's baby who is tentatively named Arctic Lad (Al for short). Trouble is it sounds like a name for a racehorse to me. He is very lovely and beautifully white but is being pestered by flies at the moment.
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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