Monthly Archives: November 2011

Daggy Lambs Treated

Karola treated the fourteen lambs I drafted out yesterday for potential fly-strike – she didn’t find any actually afflicted so we may have been in time. Lambs treated with ZENITH Spray-on (an insect growth regulator (IGR) fly and lice pour-on): … Continue reading

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The Totara Paddock Mown

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Tyre-ing Exploits – And Then There’s Sheep

Strange day. I started the tractor, meaning to use the bucket to transport the dead large lamb (as big as the two-tooth ewes, a very large dead ewe lamb), only to find that the left front tyre was flat. So … Continue reading

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Dead Ewe Lamb #104

Matthew and Craig both saw a dead lamb in the Totara paddock and I verified that this was no acting, it really was dead. As seems to happen every year, one or two of our best, largest, fittest-looking lambs dies … Continue reading

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Karola Tops The Bill

Today Karola moved her sheep into a fresh patch of pasture in the One Acre paddock. Late afternoon Karola topped the Orchard paddock using the Fergie and  our little orchard mower. Very noisy and extremely bumpy. As we were leaving … Continue reading

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Karola Topping The Orchard Paddock

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Mowing Manoevers

I got tractor diesel (30L) and a tank )70L) of petrol for the Landrover and was somewhat taken aback to find that cost over $200. When I had recovered, and after a few showers had rushed through, I mowed the … Continue reading

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Ewes In Totara Paddock

Karola moved her ewes and lambs onto a part of the Totara paddock and wound up miles of electric fence.

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The Planting Area – West Side, Southern End

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Trough Maintenance

Karola and I mended the sheep trough pipe that I chopped up when last I mowed the Goose Enclosure. We added another trough to the outlet so there’s one for the Goose Enclosure and one for the Middle paddock in … Continue reading

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