Hi all, I haven't really got much to say at the moment but as I haven't blogged for a while I thought I would just fill you in on the last week around the farm. My role has very much changed around here over the last few months and to be honest I'm not really… Continue reading Not much to say
Lately, we seem to be finding ourselves with no 2nd milker on Mr Farm Managers Sunday afternoons on. This could be a problem (i.e. I would have to come out of milking retirement) except for the fact that our eldest daughter is a milking fan at the moment. So every other Sunday Mr Farm Manager… Continue reading Child Labour
Sorry guys but this blog is a bit of therapy for me. If you don't agree with me that's fine but I am also allowed an opinion and that doesn't make me evil or cruel. What has kicked off this melancholy today? Well, it's a picture a friend posted of Vinnie Jones' picture of a very impressive… Continue reading Pest Control v’s Cruelty
This week the bulls have been given what they wait all year from. Access to the girls!!!! Every year this serves to remind us of a pack of bulls we had probably about 10 years ago now. I say pack not herd or group not because I am a bit stupid but because that's exactly… Continue reading It’s Bull Time
Over the last couple of weeks we have had a mystery on our hands. I brought my ponies some new fly rugs and they are zebra patterned ones. There is a practical reason for this as apparently flies seem to dislike the black and white pattern more than the normal white rugs you can get… Continue reading Horses and Zebras
Our farm is in a largely none farming area which also doubles up as a big dog walking area. After years of the farm being an arable farm where there were no fences, animals or strangers. Enter us. We move in. Their allotment gets taken away, (yes we have been accused of that cause they… Continue reading Electric fencing and general public.
The reality of living with someone who works on a dairy farm is probably completely different to how Joe Public thinks it is. On Friday we went to a family wedding. As expected it was a lovely day. My cousin looked beautiful but as the edited part on my last blog said the day didn't… Continue reading A day out with a dairy farmer