Imagine building a barn like this. It must have been an enormous undertaking. I am not sure how old the West Barn is – definitely older than the cottage that stands beside it, but it will be shelter for the cows this winter – though they are fed in the fields and cows stand about wherever the food is. They come in here at night.
My hay bales are dwindling fast. As soon as I am home there will be a few more beef cows sold.
Poppy races across to see what I am doing.
Wondering if there is extra food. Then hoofing it back to where Manu is eating her dinner for her.
What a barn.
Here are the Bobbys (and Tui). Waiting for their hay. While I am away John will bring in the first of their round bales.
I got word last night of another hog sale so I will be loading him then racing for the plane on Sunday. It is easier if I help load the hogs though. It is a two man system done with smoke and mirrors. I will bring him across to the barn tonight so we are ahead of the game.
One more sleep.
I hope you have a lovely day.
WEATHER: High of 48! Very warm. An excellent day to get everything in tip- top shape before I hand the farm over to Our John.
Saturday 12/16 0% / 0 in
Sunny. High 48F/8C. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
Saturday Night 12/16 10% / 0 in
Clear to partly cloudy. Low 31F/0.5C. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
7:11 am 4:26 pm
Waning Crescent, 3% visible 5:28 am 3:44 pm