A busy day today and lovely weather - not too hot but hot enough for the animals to get through vast amounts of water. I had just finished the first round of water delivery and cleaned the shelters when Sam appeared, home from work early. We had a good go on the halter training and did a bit of a refresher with the halter trained ones from last year. Then we trimmed a few feet which seem to have had a bit of a growth spurt.
Poor Sherbet has a sore patch coming on her back again, it seems to happen every year, so I put a generous dollop of Sudacrem on as I had run out of Camrosa. Bert is also suffering with her eyes which get very puffy on the eyelids. Luckily, she adores having them done so I wiped them with antiseptic wipes and then put cream on them.
Sam spent ages rigging up a sprinkler for the girls but the water pressure was not high enough so it barely dribbled out - no one noticed it except Cassie!
Now Sam has gone out to look at some sort of vehicle with a mate, Cal is preparing for shearing in Wales tomorrow and I am continuing with fleece sorting. Maria is probably still rolling - something she discovered with a vengeance today!
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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