As I had extra help yesterday I decided to move the ducks to their permanent area. There is no house for them yet but they had been too long in their out of the way holding pen. Time to get them into the action… Continue Reading “DUCK DRIVE”
Or four and a half inches of rain depending on your preference. My titles seldom make any sense. I write almost every day and never get around to putting thought into my titles.
The air is hazy with muggy, sticky, humid heat.
Though these images do look lush, I still do not have a lot of feed. Yesterday I began to mow the plentiful thistles though. There seem to be more than ever this year. The ducks are very hard to get a shot of. They… Continue Reading “DEL’S MOB”
We all melted in the heat yesterday but Leia managed to give birth easily to a wee Bobby calf before breakfast. She kept him under the tree for the day and has not brought him into the barn again.
When I went out to check the two Angus cows Luna and Leia yesterday morning there was a perfect little calf all curled up in the dry straw. Luna (who has a bigger udder than Aunty Del in full production) is the proud mother.
Yesterday we were fencing. The weather was fine and cool. The ground is getting hard fast but other than that putting up an electric fence is not a hard job. And in this weather it is actually pretty satisfying to put in a… Continue Reading “FENCING COWS IN AND PUSHING DUCKS OUT.”
Pawpaw flowers smell awful and attact flies but that is not the new development. In fact it looks like we might have an actual crop this year!
I am cutting the hay today. Interesting that when I decide to cut hay EVERYONE says ok whatever you say. No-one else wants the responsibility. But I have four dry days in the forecast and some beautiful leaf in the fields and no hay… Continue Reading “HERE WE GO AGAIN”
THIS morning early I awoke to loud cackling and commotion in the chook house so Boo and I went out to investigate. Boo shot through the door, dug his feet in and roared ahead of me, he rounded the corner at full gallop and… Continue Reading “JUST THE WAY OF IT”