Monthly Archives: January 2012

Expert Electric Fence Trashers

Karola did some sheep work, winding up miles of electric fence that her male lambs had trashed whilst we were away – they seem to delight in running into the fence when really bored and pulling a tangle of fence … Continue reading

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One Acre Before and After Mowing

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Front Paddock After Mowing

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Front Paddock Before Mowing

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The Middle Paddock – Before & After Mowing

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To Have A Peaceful Park-Link Appearance

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Drafting and Drenching

In the morning Karola and I re-drafted the sheep and drenched a few daggy ones before moving the ewes and ewe lambs to the Goose paddock and the ram and wethers to the Island paddock. This was quite an effort, … Continue reading

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Returned From Wellington

I toured the paddocks, refilling the water troughs, collecting and oiling the combination locks on the gates, and herding (shepherding) the sheep into the Totara paddock out of the One Acre and Front paddocks so we can redraft them tomorrow.

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“The Man” Arrives At Karamu

Bought today from Hugh Winder, Texel breeder in Halcombe on the other coast. Kaz selected him from a group of 5 and, with his son Francis, brought “The Man” over in his truck. “The Man” is now in the goose … Continue reading

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Added Extra (Electric) Top wire Along Willows

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