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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. 853 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

Chicks and Chicks

The hay is cut. We have four days ahead of us with sun, and not too humid. I have even taken a picture of the weather forecast for you so you can see that I am not imagining it. 620 more words


Making hay while the sun shines

Teachers and Sixth Formers took to the fields the Saturday before last to make hay while the sun shone. Bedales has been making its own hay since the school was founded in 1893 and this tradition is a fine example of the school’s motto ‘Work of Each for Weal of All’ in action. 154 more words

Bedales School

Of Invasive Weeds: Crown Vetch and Yellow Rattle

Two obnoxious weeds are trying to take over our farm. Crown vetch and yellow rattle were both accidentally introduced to our land several years ago. 968 more words

Long Weekend

Today is a holiday in Austria. This is one of the perks of living in a largely catholic country. Not everyone gets to enjoy a day off, however, as summer has arrived, and the farmers are particularly busy this time of year.