|Posted on 30 August, 2016 at 15:25||comments (1)|
So here we are again……………. That dreaded day again, we’re on route to the abattoir with two of our beautiful home bred Dexters (breed of cattle) steers (boys), ‘sonny and pops’. We try not to name them, but when working with them and having so few it’s easier to know who is who and slightly more respectful than a number. You need to remember we are there the moment they are born, help them through any injuries and we take them at the end.Read Full Post »
|Posted on 6 July, 2016 at 14:55||comments (0)|
We have now lived in ‘the chalet’ for a whole a year!!!
I remember Bobby going to get it! I had found it on “Brackley online car boot” (facebook). It was free to a good home and to anyone who could collect by Saturday, I think we were 4th in line, so I wasn’t holding out much hope!! The problem for the people further up the list was the transport….. you needed a very large flatbed trailer, as the wheels on a static mobile home only purpose is to mo...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 26 June, 2016 at 16:15||comments (0)|
First I should explain. This year we have downed the numbers of the sheep to balance out the grazing now that the herd of Dexters (cows) are growing.
We now only have 10 sheep and dory ( she thinks she is a dog, but in fact a sheep!) This year we decided to shear the sheep our selves!!!! Highly hilarious but equally exhausting. A fellow small holder from down the road came to watch, have a go, we should have perhaps sold tickets to the event, it was that extremely entertaining!!!!!... Read Full Post »