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. For the last 10 years the farm has been 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… 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
Water it is the one thing in life everyone and everything needs. Coming to this farm has totally opened our eyes as to how much of a pain in the bum this life source can be. This week has highlighted it for many different reasons. First and foremost is the cow's water. We have put… Continue reading Water water everywhere.
So at the weekend, I gave in after months and months of refusing to sort out hubby's office, I did it. Mainly because my sister was there to help and also because since February when I turfed him out of the conservatory as I needed it as a temporary kitchen, he has had all his… Continue reading Cleaning the office
Once upon a time, there was a very opinionated Dairy Farm Managers Wife. She decided in a moment of madness that Home Educating her children was the way in which she could try and stop her eldest daughter being bullied into a mental condition. She marvelled at her new life and all the freedom it… Continue reading The vegan and the dairy farmer
I read on the book of face today about how if temperatures get above 27 degrees centigrade that employers should be doing something about it to make sure their employees are comfortable etc. Mmmmmmm good luck with that farmers of the world. It was so hot here yesterday that the cows wouldn't leave the water… Continue reading This heat