But only for the feet.
In the heat cattle will stand in one area and urinate then stomp their feet until they have made a puddle for their feet.
went one better and have them a wee pool of water.
They seemed to like it!
Sheila finally got her big body outside and dug her wallow. Once she had got that sorted she lay out there in the water all day and did not come into the barn last night.
The three little pigs live in their wallow. It is getting deep too, I cannot tell them apart anymore they are so covered in dried and wet mud.
It is very hard to creep up on a pig. Their ears followed my progress.
A Frenchman was my Dairy Maid yesterday.
And that job includes feeding little Talia. Talia is a vigorous little calf for being early. She drinks very well – I did not need to train her to the bottle at all. She latches on like a pro.
Today the crew and I go across to help Jake get his vegetables ready for the farmers market. Our contribution this week is sunflowers which we will go out and pick shortly.
But first the milking and feeding of everyone all over again.
I hope you have a good day