Tag Archives: Livestock

Small holders tips

To keep on top of things I 1) Keep an online diary of all events on the farm, however apparently small at point of recall. The number of times I have needed to reference this diary has made it an … Continue reading

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Smelling the roses at paddocks’ corporate venue

One day I intend to really smell the roses but like the majority life can obsess into a tick list schedule with success measured by the number ticked off at the end of the day. A New day 5.30 am … Continue reading

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Oh What A Day

There is an advert re family members sharing what their day has involved. Got me to wonder what my unfolding day would look like. Here is my yesterday. 5am up and cup of tea with milk and 2 sugars. Checked dogs, … Continue reading

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Competition over collaboration

Feed time is where you can see real focus and committment to the task. The objective is simple, “how can I  access as much feed as possible?” The resource is limited and thus the benefits of competition far outweighs the benefits of … Continue reading

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Living with livestock

The Morning feed There is a symphony of noise, activity and expectation as I walk out the door (side stepping 4 cats who shadow me tripping my stride) to start the morning feed. Pigs squealing and grunting with delight, the … Continue reading

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