Tag Archives: deaths

Farm Dangers

Apart from being really busy this week, everytime I went to post I thought of the Spence family in Co. Down who are now halved in number and lost all the male members of their family.

Slurry is so so dangerous – not just a risk of drowning which unfortunately happens if someone does slip in. When we heard the news last Saturday night, we presumed it was by drowning. However, it seems that a dog fell into the slurry. The [...]

Births & Deaths

Farming always has its ups and downs. ?Things are going along swimmingly and just as you think things are going to get a bit quieter for a few days so your husband can cut some trees up into logs for the fire or put up some wallpaper or plumb in the sink in the scullery that has been sitting there since January, something happens. We had 2 cows ‘abort’ in 24 hours, both giving similar symptoms of giving reduced milk [...]