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When we went across the river to feed the main herd and the herd of cows/calves in the nursery field, we came across three of the calves that had figured out a way to escape the nursery field and partnered up in the barnyard pasture on the edge of the barn. 117 more words


Sydney Bound...

I was very fortunate to recieve an invitation from the Sydney Royal Easter Show this year. I’m really looking forward to heading to Sydney on Thursday evening to visit the show for the Friday through Sunday. 142 more words



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Hey Baby!

15 March 2018 – Sunny and highs in the upper 40’s

Tuesday morning, Dave and I went out to do chores, feed the cows, break the ice so they could drink, and muck the stalls.  1,433 more words


Sitka and Willow

Meanwhile, back in the woods down beyond the show barn, Sitka delivered her heifer calf on March 12. Willow weighed in at 67 lbs. Sitka showed no signs of imminent motherhood (10 babies will do that to a body) and she ate a hearty breakfast in the barn that morning. 98 more words


Give me a home among the gumtrees....

Australians know about travelling. We don’t hesitate to drive 100km to get to a friend’s house. It’s just what you do. We get on a plane and fly… 988 more words


Bottle Calves and Scours! Oh my!!

My life goal of having a herd of huggable heifers was not going as planned.  Bessie and Nellie were no longer acting like Dementors, but they sure didn’t like us very much.  934 more words