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March Dairy E-News

 With this newsletter, we strive to bring you the most current dairy information.

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Bringing in the ewes

We’ve finally brought the first lot of ewes in!

I’ve been wanting to bring them in for a while now, but we’ve had our hands tied by the weather. 348 more words



I started this blog to try and share as much of my day to day life on the farm, so unfortunately some blogs, just like my days and weeks, are going to be a little less exciting or eventful than others. 273 more words


Some more tree planning - John van der Goes

It’s time to update you all on what’s happening at my place.

We’ve just put in the last of our silage from the runoff so hopefully now we will be able to get those jobs done that were meant to be done before calving! 157 more words

John Van Der Goes


Balage is shrink-wrapped silage.  Silage itself is a way of storing grass for winter feed.  I love how the bales sit neatly in the paddocks. 27 more words



This spring growing season has been a big one.  Extra troops in the form of certified Angus cattle had to be brought in to eat down some of the extra grass. 492 more words

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