today with the livestock I've .............

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Re: today with the livestock I've .............

Post by milkmaid » 04 Apr 2010, 09:53

i've got to put up a pen today it's sunday i know but it's in the shed
may looks as if she'll kid probably twins soon then just suki and maybe thunder to go
and ting tong to lamb she doesn't look far off
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Post by milkmaid » 06 Apr 2010, 18:00

spent the day mucking out standing up straight is now difficult ,we're about 3/4 of the way though and smell a bit :oops: :blob4: :wav: :puke: :hiding:
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Post by milkmaid » 09 May 2010, 16:26

built 4 goat pens ,trimmed sheep and goats feet ,
obvousily usual milking feeding and watering
norths knackered :lol:
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Post by manic nonie » 10 May 2010, 20:15

poor sod, was it the hose?

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Post by milkmaid » 11 May 2010, 13:40

no if he's on the outskirts of the yard the goats don't make a run for the trees :lol:
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Post by milkmaid » 01 Jul 2010, 09:23

bit of fleece rolling was done today ,and a spot of fencing ,well watched that being done
and afterwards a bit of cat stroking ;)
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Post by debcat » 01 Jul 2010, 19:39

you were all a great help - specially Adam
the fencing wire arrived about an hour after you'd gone
it would have taken the boss week to fold all those fleeces
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Post by milkmaid » 02 Jul 2010, 10:33

adam says that that's a shame but the girls can help put it up ,
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Re: today with the livestock I've .............

Post by debcat » 03 Jul 2010, 18:18

been drenching and marking sheep before moving them

then ended up chaing escaping gimmers half way round Ness for the second time in a week :?
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Post by manic nonie » 03 Jul 2010, 19:10

Deb do you have THE picture of my OH

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Post by manic nonie » 15 Jul 2010, 13:05

move the tups and did some feet. Not sure how as I'm working as a researcher for SAC. :grin: finally got the rest of the paperwork though so now its offical.

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Re: today with the livestock I've .............

Post by milkmaid » 22 Jul 2010, 07:10

drenched fred ,he's not looking that good but better when he's away from mum ,put up seprate breeding pens for the chickens :grin:
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Re: today with the livestock I've .............

Post by milkmaid » 03 Aug 2010, 17:24

fred is a lot better ,waterproofed the pony's stable and one wall of the goat shed and the big hen house ,
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Post by manic nonie » 12 Aug 2010, 17:53

moved the texel and sufflock tups, foot trimming tup and ewes. drench lambs and ear tagging calves, the hiefers weren't that friendly.
did more soils anayalsis on trials

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Re: today with the livestock I've .............

Post by manic nonie » 21 Sep 2010, 22:55

moved the tups again, foot trimming.
calved twins from a highlands cows mad as a hatter you couldn't pay me to do that again, unformtunely 1 of each :(

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