Monthly Archives: December 2011

Still A Lot Of Sheep

A medium sized branch had fallen off an elm tree in the Goose paddock and the sheep devoured the leaves. In the afternoon I let the sheep have a couple of hours in the ungrazed centre section of the three … Continue reading

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Current Fencing Project

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More Fencing

Mark arrived around 9:00am to continue on the replacement/upgraded fences at each end of the Orchard Paddock. He put in the eight running posts needed at the south end before lunch while I pottered round putting up a guide wire … Continue reading

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Munch Munch Munch

Sheep let into a swathe of the Middle paddock and they are loving it. Geese are delighted to get their paddock back.

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Surplus Prime Ewes Sold Well

Karola got excellent prices for her surplus ewes, $112 – $134 each, $1850 nett of GST in total.

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Upgrade Of Orchard Paddock Fence

Mark dug some more strainer post holes and we rolled up the old netting and standard fence.

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Two Loads of Eight Ewes

Mark arrived before 8:30am and we quickly penned the 16 ewes. Karola sorted out the best 8 and we loaded them, with difficulty because they were not keen and so very heavy. We took in the two loads, pumping up … Continue reading

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Ewe #673 Died

Ewe #673 has been poorly since before she lambed in September and she’s finally given up the fight. She was one of the 9 Texel ewes bought from Hugh Winder a couple of years ago.

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Trailer With Better Roof Supports

       

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