Husbandry visit this morning so we pottered off down the motorway, stopping for chips and a sausage bap on the way back. Then I spent hours on the house phone trying to sort out my new mobile - still not sorted. When Sam and Kristy came back I went up the field with them to make a start on the sheep - Kristy did the shearing with the rest of us watching which can't have been pleasant for her! All set up -
First fleece off -
Came home to cook tea and went to pick some carrots from the polytunnel (very pleased with them) and then took them with me to check the alpacas - Zara and Sapphire rushed over and ate all the leafy bits, they approve!
Tomorrow it is off to Essex to shear 3 sheep and a few alpacas - early start for them and I am home alone
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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