Month: November 2016

Working with the cows and calves

Working with the cows and calves

We have just been doing a bit of work with the cows and calves.  It is important to have a closer look at them from time to time, even though they are checked every day, we like to get them in the yard for a […]

Moving the big round bales of hay

Moving the big round bales of hay

The big round bales of hay have started moving  from the paddocks to three storage locations around the farm.  This can be a slow job, but somewhat rewarding, as once it is done the harvest is finished.  This year has been so good for hay […]

Hay season, and best one we have ever had.

Hay season, and best one we have ever had.

Well, all the hay is baled. Small square bails and large round bails. The small bales are now in the shed and the large ones are still in the paddock. The large ones can get rained on, that’s ok, but the small one cannot. Anyway, here are some pictures of the hay stack.

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So what’s next to do on the farm? All the big round bales have to be move to three stack locations. There is about three hundred of them so this will take a while, but it has to be soon so the cows can eat the left overs in those paddocks.

We had some rain this weekend so it was important that we had the hay finished. 15ml of rain did not do much as the days are now very long and it is warming up. Summer is around the corner. The farm is always busy but its a great life in the bush. Also, I think the mozzies are backing off a bit.

Cheers for now.

P.S. Trump?

So much hay.  What a great season.

So much hay. What a great season.

I was out raking hay this morning and yesterday.  This would have to be the biggest hay season we have had in the 15 years we have owned this property.  The hay is so thick my hay rake is having trouble coping with the amount […]

Eden Farm seen from the eye of a Drone

Eden Farm seen from the eye of a Drone

Last time we spoke, I was talking about cutting hay, well if you want to see this then go to our Facebook page. This is what it looks like from the air. As I mentioned, we will have a lot of hay this year, and […]


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