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The Challenge of Making Dry Hay

July 29, 2014

We have had an interesting “last few days”. Saturday our youngest son and his wife welcomed a new baby boy. Keagan was 9 pounds 10 ounces. 328 more words

July 2014

Good Things Can Come

Friday July 18, 2014 – Sunday July 20, 2014

It’s been a long summer waiting to drop our hay, waiting for four days straight of dry weather, and every week, the rains have come.  1,467 more words


The Sunset Rush

July 24, 2014

Tuesday night, after a long day of work at my off farm job, I baled this hay. The hay was in big fluffy windrows and ready to bale. 319 more words

July 2014

Every Pig Needs a Fan

Two Hundred and Eleven Bales of Hay.  Not a bad days work at all!

Above is the toppings bales from Daisy’s paddock and below the alfalfa mix from the haymakers field. 378 more words


Urchin Wind

Yesterday things broke. And my luck began to teeter. But an urchin wind brought my luck back.

First it was the dishwasher – broke.

Then Tima’s gate – broke. 852 more words


Now on to the hay

Last month we were busy silage making, but now it’s on to the hay.

Generally speaking the weather is much hotter at this time of year which is essential for drying out the cropped grass before it can be stored ready for our cattle to eat during the colder months. 176 more words

Field And Flower