Between the bank holiday for St Patrick’s Day, the children being off school for two days and the fact that I wasn’t doing any training or mentoring, I’ve had a pretty full on farming week. I’m doing 2.5 days of training next week and I know I’ll probably end up with a croaky voice as a result. Teaching requires a lot more talking than the occasional chat with calves and cattle!
16 cattle went to the factory on Wednesday morning [...]
It’s that time of year again – when a text or a call that says ‘I need a hand’ always puts me slightly on edge.
Calves are actually much more sensible than humans in the way they are born, more sensible than other animals too. They usually come out singly so they don’t have any siblings there with multiple limbs to entangle them! They usually come out in [...]
A tiny heifer calf was born the other day, no larger than a small dog! Kate has named her Honey. Here she is beside another newborn so you can see just how titchy she is.
Absolutely tiny! but she’s doing well.