Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Ram For Christmas

I called Hugh Winder in Feilding today and ordered a ram for Christmas. (06-328-8710 Makino Road, RD9, Feilding 4779). He says he has a couple of 4-tooth rams held over from last year and one of them might suit us.

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Sir Lancelot

We got the sheep in the yards mid morning and I did some repairs: Lanced a large abscess in #940’s cheek – photos not for the squeamish. We seem to get one sheep with an abscess most years and, to … Continue reading

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A Bit Of Fresh Tucker (Our Lawn)

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Freshly Mowed

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Wysteria and Banksia Rose On The Homestead

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Before and After Some Serious Mowing – Nettles and Iris

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Mountain Climbing Lambs

Karola and I took down the netting fence in the neighbours – 120m of netting, standards and a temporary gateway. We have finished with neighbourly grazing for now.

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The Lemons Before They’ve Been Pinched

Karola thought that this year she’d have some evidence of the crop that for a couple of years now has disappeared overnight.    

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Karola Helps Shear Her Ewes

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Too Wet To Shear Today

Karola got her six ewes and thirteen lambs back from next door in preparation for shearing the ewes and dosing the lambs tomorrow. It was all supposed to happen today but showers overnight made the wool too wet. Lambs will … Continue reading

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