Category: Cows

Ride-on mower parked in front of a green growth covered pond in front of paddocks and alpacas in the distance

Time to head out before the bad weather

Time to head into the valley and do some paddock maintenance. Checking fences and gates, continued to dig a drainage trench, checked up on the alpacas and moos, mowed some swamp grass and sprayed some other areas of swap grass. Chopped some firewood, loaded up the trainer and brought it back up to the house to keep us warm over the next couple of days.

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three blacka nd white calves in a wooden shed

The 2020 newcomers

It’s been a long time we had some cute calfies arriving here. Yesterday was the day 3x cute new calfies arriving. They walked down the driveway into the shelter and are now happily mixing and mingling with the horses.

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Jolan feeding calves

Calf Diary 2017

Every year our daughter’s school holds an agricultural day, where the children have to raise a farm animal and show it at school. Jolan has created a video diary about her calf Agnes. I think she’s done an awesome job with her idea, have a look and enjoy. You’ll be in for a laugh.

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Spotty managed to get some gluten free pizza

And who else loves pizza

As summer really turned into summer, we decided that it was time for another paddock pick-nick. So we grabbed the pizza, the wine and the kids and went down to the pond in the valley.
Not long until we had nosy visitors that were very interested in the pizza.

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Dark brown and white cow in the dark grass with blurry fog in the background

Cowmergency

I have been listening to that cow in distress now since yesterday afternoon, all night through and had a walk down the valley this morning to make sure it wasn’t ours.

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