Monthly Archives: May 2017

Silage time lapse


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And then came the rain.

With the risk of sounding like a complete smart arse, I can safely say that taking first cut a fortnight has been a good decision. While some people would say there is a large element of luck involved I prefer … Continue reading

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Sad and Angry


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Early silage and Murphy’s Law

I can’t remember starting silaging so early before but then I can’t remember such a dry April and May either. The decision over when to go is usually based on the stage of grass growth and the volume of grass … Continue reading

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Eating grass

This cow is a Jersey cross Holstein. So her mother was a Holstein and father a Jersey. Jerseys are great grass grazers and will strip a field bare unlike their black and white cousins who are more picky eaters. How … Continue reading

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