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Once a day milking

I have been taught that when dropping from twice a day milking to once a day milking it is important to change the routine completely in the afternoon. 383 more words


The Cow Bra

Has arrived but is still in it’s box for the moment.  Can you spot the spelling mistake?

We need to wait until the wound is past the cracking scab stage. 397 more words


Mow, Blow, Scrape and Brush: Versatility at its Finest

By the time we returned from our “vacation,” the lawn, driveway and fence edges were out of control. The grass looked like it was a foot tall and the weeds were even taller. 195 more words

Woods Equipment Company

Beet prices take 24% hit for 2015/16

The price of sugar beet for the 2015/16 campaign has been agreed by the NFU with British Sugar at £24/t. This represents a 24% reduction from current levels against a backdrop of high sugar stock levels and falling commodity prices. 315 more words


mr pink

Up  until now this little black chick has been called Black. But yesterday I decided to call her Mr Pink.  There is absolutely no basis for this change other than I think this tough little chicken just might give us a lecture on tipping.  300 more words


Preparing for Baling, and Shimming Gates

The last couple years we have had someone take the hay off our property. It saved us from having to cut it. This year, I have animals that will need hay over the winter so instead of free hay I asked if they would leave me some bales, which wasn’t a problem. 179 more words