Monthly Archives: April 2017

When things go well

This is what happens on those rare occasions when animals do what you want. Yesterday they ran through the mobile race like a dream, as we dosed them with wormer. They then ran straight across a silage field as directed, … Continue reading

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Tardy turn out

Rather frustratingly, there are still over 100 animals yet to be turned out. Whilst the cows here have been grazing for over a month now there is still two groups of heifers that are yet to be turned out, as … Continue reading

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Lawn mower pit stop

Is there anything worse than one old lawn mower.? Yes most definitely….. two old lawnmowers. I, or rather we, or rather George has successfully fixed, bodged and mended our ailing Countax mower for the last three years but a couple … Continue reading

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Tax doesn’t have to be taxing

Tax doesn’t have to be taxing – or so says HMRC, the government authority on all things taxable. I remember seeing the HMRC advert on the tele, explaining how easy it was to submit a self assessment form or family … Continue reading

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Cows out good. Card failure bad.

March 13th There isn’t much that can spoil the occasion of turning the cows out to grass. It has to be my favourite job of the year. This has been our shortest Winter ever in terms of days spent inside … Continue reading

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