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Enhancing The Milking Bay

Posted on: Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 in: Buildings, Cows

With all the rain we got over Winter it was painfully obvious that we needed a floor on the milking bay.  This would solve at least two problems – the cows would no longer be knee deep in mud while we (ie. Sharon) were trying to milk, and they would (hopefully) be less hesitant to […]

The Shed Gets Finished

Posted on: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 in: Buildings

I can’t remember when this happened exactly, but I ended up getting one of the neighbours to help me put the shed up.  However, before that could happen I had to build the floor.  We picked a spot in a paddock next to the house (for easy access) and I proceeded to manually dig the […]

Sweetie Pye gets a new baby

Posted on: Monday, September 14th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

Yesterday morning we took Liquorice over to the neighbours, where there is more grass than we have for now, and I must say that he is not very impressed. Even though there are eight other steers in the same large paddock, he is being a baby and missing his mum, but at 10 months old […]

Sweetie Pye Lost her Baby

Posted on: Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

We have started slowly the process of weaning Liquorice and drying off Sweetie Pye before she has her next calf in January. She didn’t need to be dry until november, but with Daisy having calved we didn’t need the milk so decided to just take it slowly and dry her off slowly. All was going […]

Three Years Have Passed

Posted on: Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 in: General

Today it is three years since we moved here! It is a beautiful spring morning, the sun is shining, the birds are singing, all those spring things are happening. Looking back, we have come along way in the preceeding three years. We love this lifestyle, something that many can’t cope with, but for us it […]